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In Pictures: Harry honours soldier killed during anti-poaching mission in Malawi

Guardsman Mathew Talbot died during his first deployment.

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The Duke of Sussex pays tribute at the memorial site for Guardsman Mathew Talbot of the Coldstream Guards at the Liwonde National Park in Malawi (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The Duke of Sussex pays tribute at the memorial site for Guardsman Mathew Talbot of the Coldstream Guards at the Liwonde National Park in Malawi (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The Duke of Sussex pays tribute at the memorial site for Guardsman Mathew Talbot of the Coldstream Guards at the Liwonde National Park in Malawi (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The royal tour of Africa continued on Monday, with the Duke of Sussex honouring the sacrifice of a British soldier who died helping to safeguard endangered wildlife in Malawi.

Harry laid a wreath at a memorial to Guardsman Mathew Talbot in Liwonde National Park, where the serviceman was killed after being charged by an elephant while on an anti-poaching patrol with local rangers in May.

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Harry pays tribute to Guardsman Mathew Talbot in Malawi’s Liwonde National Park (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Harry pays tribute to Guardsman Mathew Talbot in Malawi’s Liwonde National Park (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Harry pays tribute to Guardsman Mathew Talbot in Malawi’s Liwonde National Park (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Harry at the memorial site. Guardsman Talbot was on his first deployment when he was charged by an elephant (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Harry at the memorial site. Guardsman Talbot was on his first deployment when he was charged by an elephant (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Harry at the memorial site. Guardsman Talbot was on his first deployment when he was charged by an elephant (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The duke meets British soldiers at the memorial site (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The duke meets British soldiers at the memorial site (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The duke meets British soldiers at the memorial site (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The wreath left by the Duke of Sussex (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The wreath left by the Duke of Sussex (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The wreath left by the Duke of Sussex (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Harry also dedicated Liwonde National Park and the adjoining Mangochi Forest to the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Harry also dedicated Liwonde National Park and the adjoining Mangochi Forest to the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Harry also dedicated Liwonde National Park and the adjoining Mangochi Forest to the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy was launched in 2015, when Commonwealth countries were invited to submit forests and national parks to preserve. Almost 50 countries are taking part (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy was launched in 2015, when Commonwealth countries were invited to submit forests and national parks to preserve. Almost 50 countries are taking part (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy was launched in 2015, when Commonwealth countries were invited to submit forests and national parks to preserve. Almost 50 countries are taking part (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Harry views a tree sculpture made from poachers’ snares recovered by park rangers (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Harry views a tree sculpture made from poachers’ snares recovered by park rangers (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Harry views a tree sculpture made from poachers’ snares recovered by park rangers (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Meanwhile, the Duchess of Sussex visited Victoria Yards, a regeneration project that is home to design studios, art galleries and a popular monthly food market in Johannesburg, South Africa (Sussex Royal)

Meanwhile, the Duchess of Sussex visited Victoria Yards, a regeneration project that is home to design studios, art galleries and a popular monthly food market in Johannesburg, South Africa (Sussex Royal)

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Meanwhile, the Duchess of Sussex visited Victoria Yards, a regeneration project that is home to design studios, art galleries and a popular monthly food market in Johannesburg, South Africa (Sussex Royal)

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The duchess at Victoria Yards in Johannesburg (Sussex Royal)

The duchess at Victoria Yards in Johannesburg (Sussex Royal)

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The duchess at Victoria Yards in Johannesburg (Sussex Royal)

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Meghan meets a vendor at Victoria Yards (Sussex Royal)

Meghan meets a vendor at Victoria Yards (Sussex Royal)

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Meghan meets a vendor at Victoria Yards (Sussex Royal)

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