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.
Harry pays tribute to Guardsman Mathew Talbot in Malawi’s Liwonde National Park (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)
The duke meets British soldiers at the memorial site (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
The wreath left by the Duke of Sussex (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
Harry also dedicated Liwonde National Park and the adjoining Mangochi Forest to the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (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)
Harry views a tree sculpture made from poachers’ snares recovered by park rangers (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
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)
The duchess at Victoria Yards in Johannesburg (Sussex Royal)
Meghan meets a vendor at Victoria Yards (Sussex Royal)