Harry and Meghan honour fallen soldiers at opening of war memorial

Geneva Stokes
October 21, 2018

Eagle-eyed royal fans noticed that Meghan Markle wore the same dress as Prince Harry's ex-girlfriend, actress Jenna Coleman.

Prince Harry has officially opened the 2018 Invictus Games in a stirring and very personal speech at the Sydney Opera House forecourt.

The couple's tour of Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand kicked off this week with plenty of references to Meghan's just-announced pregnancy, and Harry continued that tradition on Saturday, as he gave a speech at the 2018 Invictus Games Opening Ceremony. In May, the "Quantico" star attended Markle's wedding with Prince Harry in England.

"I just have a few of my friends who are having babies right now and I'm like, 'God I need to catch up!'" she told E!

Harry and wife Meghan's unborn baby was clearly on his mind as he thanked Australia, his host country, for the warm welcome.

The games, which are this year held in Sydney, will see over 500, wounded, injured or sick armed force personnel from across the world join together to compete in a range of sports including wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball and indoor rowing. On a serious note, he added: "Our competitors have made it to these games, a lot of them travelling from many thousands of miles away".

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Somehow, the Duchess of Sussex found time in the midst of her busy touring schedule in Australia to head to the kitchen to bake. For the 15,000 strong crowd, the visit was a desperately needed boost to morale.

Then apart from a visit to Fraser Island next Monday, Harry and Meghan will mostly be attending Invictus Games events in Australia.

"Invictus has become about the example of service and dedication our competitors have provided to the world". According to Entertainment Tonight, while aboard the tram, a 12-year-old student by the name of Charlie Wolf asked the newly pregnant couple if they had thought of any names for their unborn child.

"The course was pretty challenging especially the second time around when we didn't have a navigator in the auto so we had to look for all the obstacles ourselves", McGrath said.

It is sweet to see the couple supporting each other in all that they do, and we are seriously jealous of how ideal they are for each other!

A palace source said she was still "feeling good" in her second trimester of pregnancy, with the couple "pacing themselves" to get through the 16-day schedule.

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