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The Queen pays tribute to First World War soldiers at centenary event in Royal Albert Hall

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 The Queen and Prime Minister have paid tribute to those who fought in the First World War at a remembrance event marking a century since the Armistice.  The Royal Family stood as thousands of audience members held aloft photos of those who took part in the conflict, and descendants stood in the middle of the Royal Albert Hall with pictures of their ancestors.  Theresa May and her husband Philip held aloft photos of two of her ancestors, including Private Hubert Brasier Grant, of the East Surrey Regiment, who died at Passchendaele in 1917 aged 19.  Mrs May attended a service to mark the centenary of the battle last year and found her father’s cousin’s name on the Menin Gate Memorial in Belgium.  A photograph was also shown of the PM’s grandfather Sergeant Major Tom Brasier, who served with the King’s Royal Rifle Corps.  The PM and her husband joined thousands of servicemen and women at the annual Fe
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