Prince William, Duke of Cambridge with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, after he arrived for lunch at the couple’s residence within the Royal Palace grounds on February 27, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. The Duke of Cambridge is visiting Japan from February 26th to March 1st 2015. Among his activities today included visiting Hodogaya Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Yokohama where he laid a wreath and attending the ‘Innovation is Great’ Event at Roppongi Hills.

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The Duke of Cambridge and the Defence Attaches of the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and India, all of whom have soldiers buried at the Hodogaya Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Yokohama, Japan. The Duke laid a wreath as the last post was sounded. He was also accompanied by The Representatives of the USA, the Japanese Government and the Japanese Self-Defence Force.
The cemetery is a beautifully tended spot replete with the ubiquitous Cross of Remembrance and, unusually, flat grave stones because of the threat of earthquakes.