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Prince William appears in uniform at the Scottish National War Memorial at Edinburgh Castle

Junie Sihlangu
Jul 06, 2018
10:26 A.M.
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On Thursday, Prince William was seen in Scotland where he is known as the Earl of Strathearn. He was there to fulfill some Royal engagements.

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Kensington Palace tweeted about the official visit with a picture. In the image, Prince William wore the official military uniform for one of his stops.

Prince William, 36, spent Thursday in Scotland for a series of engagements honoring the contributions of Scottish people across professions and industries. One of the events he attended was the Annual Service of Commemoration at the Scottish National War Memorial at Edinburgh Castle.

The event was held to remember those who died in conflicts from 1914. For the occasion, he wore an official military uniform and was joined by Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.

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For more on this story go to our Twitter account @amomama_usa. Before getting into his military gear, Prince William started his day at the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

There he presented a medal to Professor Richard Henderson. The Professor’s “electron microscopy has resulted in new treatments for several serious diseases and saving lives,” according to Kensington Palace.

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In 2017, Professor Henderson won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. William also honored Dr. Thea Musgraves who is one of the most accomplished Scottish composers, and David Climie, a renowned bridge builder.

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The Earl met Michael Harkins, an entrepreneur who founded Turtle Pack, which makes swimming aids for children. William also attended a reception at the National Museum of Scotland to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the National Health Service.

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The National Health Service provides free healthcare for UK residents. Around 700 guests were in attendance.

William was traveling again barely a week after returning from his historic Middle East tour. His wife, Duchess Kate, is still on maternity leave.

She was unable to make either trip.

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