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Duke of York pays respects at war graves in India

01 May 2012

The Duke of York has travelled to India, to represent the Queen in her Diamond Jubilee year.

During his visit he will visit the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Kohima, Nagaland. His visit will be the first time that a member of British royal family will personally pay tribute to Indian and British soldiers killed in the Battle of Kohima during the Second World War.

Prince Andrew will attend a special thanksgiving and commemoration service at St. Mary's Church, Fort St. George, in Chennai. A visit to the Officers' Training Academy and the Madras War Cemetery is also on his Chennai itinerary.