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In Pictures: Harry’s former regiment caught up in royal wedding preparations

With tens of thousands of people expected to share in the spectacle and millions more set to watch on television, everything has to be just right.

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State trumpeters play in the regimental square (Kirsty O'Connor/PA)

State trumpeters play in the regimental square (Kirsty O'Connor/PA)

State trumpeters play in the regimental square (Kirsty O'Connor/PA)

With less than two weeks to go until Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding day, last-minute preparations are officially under way.

Soldiers from Harry’s former regiment, the Household Cavalry, are among those caught up in the preparations and have spoken of their pride at the pivotal role they will play in the day’s proceedings.

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Members of the Household Calvary at work in the Tailors Shop at Hyde Park Barracks, Knightsbridge, London, ahead of the royal wedding (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Members of the Household Calvary at work in the Tailors Shop at Hyde Park Barracks, Knightsbridge, London, ahead of the royal wedding (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Members of the Household Calvary at work in the Tailors Shop at Hyde Park Barracks, Knightsbridge, London, ahead of the royal wedding (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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A member of the Household Cavalry hard at work getting things ready in the Saddlers Shop (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

A member of the Household Cavalry hard at work getting things ready in the Saddlers Shop (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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A member of the Household Cavalry hard at work getting things ready in the Saddlers Shop (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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A horse being re-shoed in the forge at the barracks (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

A horse being re-shoed in the forge at the barracks (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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A horse being re-shoed in the forge at the barracks (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Helmets in the Full Dress store (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Helmets in the Full Dress store (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Helmets in the Full Dress store (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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A member of the Household Calvary forges a horse shoe in the forge (Kirsty O'Connor/PA)

A member of the Household Calvary forges a horse shoe in the forge (Kirsty O'Connor/PA)

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A member of the Household Calvary forges a horse shoe in the forge (Kirsty O'Connor/PA)

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A uniform and helmets, also in the Full Dress store (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

A uniform and helmets, also in the Full Dress store (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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A uniform and helmets, also in the Full Dress store (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Members of the Household Cavalry ready for inspection in the Regimental Square at Hyde Park Barracks (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Members of the Household Cavalry ready for inspection in the Regimental Square at Hyde Park Barracks (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Members of the Household Cavalry ready for inspection in the Regimental Square at Hyde Park Barracks (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Household Cavalry members undergoing inspection (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Household Cavalry members undergoing inspection (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Household Cavalry members undergoing inspection (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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State trumpeters rehearsing in the Regimental Square (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

State trumpeters rehearsing in the Regimental Square (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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State trumpeters rehearsing in the Regimental Square (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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