The Queen has approved Prince Harry taking over from his grandfather the Duke of Edinburgh as Captain General of the Royal Marines,

Harry accompanied Prince Philip in his final duty as Captain General today. The two of them hosted the incoming and outgoing Commandants General at Buckingham Palace.

Harry's grandfather's association with the Royal Marines dates back 64 years to 1953, when he was appointed Captain General in succession to the Queen's father, King George VI.

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