Prince Harry o Wales

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Prince Harry
Prince Harry in the US.jpg
Prince Harry arrivin at Capitol Hill on 9 Mey 2013
Full name
Henry Charles Albert David[fn 1]
Hoose Hoose o Windsor
Father Charles, Prince o Wales
Mother Diana, Princess o Wales
Born 15 September 1984 (1984-09-15) (age 29)
St Mary's Hospital, Lunnon, Ingland
Religion Kirk o Ingland

Prince Henry o Wales (Henry Charles Albert David, born 15 September 1984), commonly kent as Prince Harry,[1] is the younger son o Charles, Prince o Wales, an his first wife, Diana, Princess o Wales. His paternal grandparents are Queen Elizabeth II an Prince Philip, Duke o Edinburgh.He staunds fowert in the line o succession tae the thrones o saxteen independent sovereign states kent as the Commonweel realms. He is preceded in line bi his faither, his brither an his nephew.

Efter an eddication at various schuils aroond the Unitit Kinrick an spendin pairts o his gap year in Australie an Lesotho, Harry eschewed a varsity eddication in favour o follaein in the fitsteps o mony previous princes bi enrollin in the militar. He wis commissioned as a seicont lieutenant intae the Blues an Ryals o the Hoosehauld Cavalry Regiment—servin temporarily wi his brither—an completit his trainin as a tank commander. He served for 77 days on the front line in the Afghan War,[2] altho he wis pulled oot follaeing publication o the story in an Australie magazine.[3] He returned tae Afghanistan for anither tour o duty in 2012 an returned frae a 20-week deployment in Januar 2013.[4]

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  1. On the rare occasion when Prince Harry uises a surname, it is Mountbatten-Windsor. In his militar career, Harry uises the surname Wales. Accordin tae letters patent o Februar 1960, his hoose an faimily name is Windsor.

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  1. "Prince Harry". The Official Website of the British Monarchy. Retrieved 10 August 2009. 
  2. Associated Press (28 February 2008). "Prince Harry on front line in Afghanistan". MSNBC. Retrieved 28 February 2008. 
  3. Audrey, Gillian; Tran, Mark; Walker Peter (28 February 2008). "Harry secretly serving in Afghanistan". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 26 March 2010. 
  4. "UK'S PRINCE HARRY RETURNS FROM AFGHANISTAN". Associated Press. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 

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