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Royal Family: the Princess of Wales Kate Middleton visits the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards

An icon of style especially in the United Kingdom, the Princess of Wales Kate Middleton, consort of the heir to the throne William Mountbatten-Windsor, is famous for her commitment to social work, as Lady Diana Spencer was before her, but she is also very attentive to her institutional duties.

Much loved for the simplicity and care she conveys in her gestures, on March 8 she paid a visit to the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards, her first official visit since receiving the ranks of colonel (on Dec. 22, honorary colonel of the Irish Guards). Kate participated in an exercise involving technical support to battlefield casualties and assistance to wounded soldiers on the snowy plain of Salisbury, Wiltshire.

Removing the glamourous clothes she usually wears, the Duchess of Cambridge seems to have risen to the occasion, at least judging from these images.

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Royal Family: the Princess of Wales Kate Middleton visits the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards
An icon of style especially in the United Kingdom, the Princess of Wales Kate Middleton, consort of the heir to the throne William Mountbatten-Windsor, is famous for her commitment to social work, as  Lady Diana Spencer was before her, but she is also very attentive to her institutional duties. Much loved for the simplicity and care she conveys in her gestures, on March 8 she visited the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards, her first official visit since receiving the ranks of colonel (on Dec. 22, honorary colonel of the Irish Guards). Kate participated in an exercise that involved providing technical support to battlefield casualties and assisting wounded soldiers on the snow-covered plain of Salisbury, Wiltshire. Removed from the glamour clothing she usually wears, the Duchess of Cambridge appears to have risen to the occasion, at least judging from these pictures.
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Kate Middleton dresses in camouflage
Catherine, Princess of Wales, meets with personnel on exercise during her visit to the Irish Guards on the Salisbury plain, on March 8, 2023 in Salisbury, England.
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The new rank of colonel
The Princess of Wales visited the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards for the first time since she became colonel in December 2022 to learn about the work in the training area of Salisbury Plain.
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Style icon
Especially in the United Kingdom, Kate Middleton is considered a true style icon. Already in a 2013 article, the expression "The Kate Middleton Effect" had been coined to demonstrate the enormous impact Kate had on British customs. She has also been listed several times as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Times.
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Kate Middleton's titles
After becoming Princess of Wales, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, these are the full titles of Kate Middleton: Her Royal Highness Catherine Elizabeth, the Princess of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, Duchess of Rothesay, Duchess of Cambridge, Countess of Chester, Countess of Carrick, Countess of Strathearn, Baroness Renfrew, Baroness Carrickfergus, Dame of the Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order.
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The care of the wounded
In this photograph, William's consort assists Deputy Corporal Jodie Newell in treating a 'wounded soldier' during an ongoing exercise.
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The relationship with the Prince William
Kate and William met at the St Salvator's Hall of the University of St. Andrews. They were married in 2011 in a ceremony in the Westminster abbey, watched by millions of people around the world. The couple, heir to the throne, have three children: George Alexander Louis, born July 22, 2013, Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, born May 2, 2015, and Louis Arthur Charles, born April 23, 2018.
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