Kate attends first Remembrance Day ceremony

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 13: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall smile during the Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Cenotaph on November 13, 2011 in London, United Kingdom. Politicians and Royalty joined the rest of the county in honouring the war dead by gathering at the iconic memorial to lay wreaths and observe two minutes silence. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
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Kate, Duchess of Cambridge and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall smile during the Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 13, 2011, in London.
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(CBS) Dressed in all black, down to her hat, the Duchess of Cambridge took part in her first Remembrance Day as a member of the monarchy.

The former Kate Middleton watched the Sunday morning ceremony, which honors Britain's fallen soldiers, from a balcony alongside Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Sophie, Countess of Wessex.

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After two minutes of silence, Queen Elizabeth II laid the first wreath at London's Cenotaph memorial, which honors the country's war dead. She was followed by Princes Philip, Charles, William, Andrew, Edward, Princess Anne and Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, the Mirror reports.

Kate's coat, according to the Daily Mail, was by Diane Von Furstenburg. She adorned it with two poppy pins, a symbol of Remembrance Day.

Prince Harry was not there because he is taking part in military training in the United States. According to the palace, he attended his Army Air Corps squadron's Remembrance Day ceremony in Arizona.