In Pictures: Meghan and Harry share emotional morning remembering war dead

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle paid tribute to Australia and New Zealand's war dead as the sun broke over the London skyline this morning.

The service took place at Wellington Arch in London (Toby Melville/PA)
The service took place at Wellington Arch in London (Toby Melville/PA)

The soon-to-be-married couple attended a dawn service to commemorate Anzac Day - the anniversary of the start of the First World War Gallipoli landings.

Ms Markle appeared close to tears at moments during the emotional service (Toby Melville/PA)
Ms Markle appeared close to tears at moments during the emotional service (Toby Melville/PA)

After already attending a number of more upbeat official engagements, Ms Markle experienced the more sombre side of royal duty.

It was her first time attending an Anzac Day event (Toby Melville/PA)
It was her first time attending an Anzac Day event (Toby Melville/PA)
The atmosphere was sombre at the early morning service (Toby Melville/PA)
The atmosphere was sombre at the early morning service (Toby Melville/PA)
Harry played an important role in the service, laying a wreath (Toby Melville/PA)
Harry played an important role in the service, laying a wreath (Toby Melville/PA)
Harry pays his respects (Toby Melville/PA)
Harry pays his respects (Toby Melville/PA)
A handwritten note from Harry accompanied the wreath (Tolga Akmen/PA)
A handwritten note from Harry accompanied the wreath (Tolga Akmen/PA)

Today, on #AnzacDay Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have paid tribute to Australian and New Zealand servicemen and women at the Dawn Service in London alongside @NZinUK and @AusHouseLondonpic.twitter.com/ewpNibiqtA

-- Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) April 25, 2018

Ms Markle looked emotional as the hymn Abide With Me was sung (Tolga Akmen/PA)
Ms Markle looked emotional as the hymn Abide With Me was sung (Tolga Akmen/PA)
Harry served for 10 years in the forces (Tolga Akmen/PA)
Harry served for 10 years in the forces (Tolga Akmen/PA)
Ms Markle listens intently to New Zealand's High Commissioner, Jerry Mateparae (Tolga Akmen/PA)
Ms Markle and Harry alongside New Zealand's High Commissioner, Jerry Mateparae (Tolga Akmen/PA)
A memorial book was signed by the pair (Tolga Akmen/PA)
A memorial book was signed by the pair (Tolga Akmen/PA)
The couple paid their respects on a poignant day (Tolga Akmen/PA)
The couple paid their respects on a poignant day (Tolga Akmen/PA)
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