News Meghan Markle Made a 99-Year-Old Veteran's Day with One Gesture William Allen had the best time meeting the Duchess of Sussex. By Kimberly Truong Kimberly Truong Kim Truong is a writer focusing on news, entertainment, and culture. She is a graduate of Fordham University. Her work has appeared on The Cut, Self, Refinery29, and BBC America. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on November 7, 2019 @ 11:15AM Pin Share Tweet Email On Thursday morning, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry made an appearance at the Field of Remembrance service at Westminster Abbey, and took time to greet some well-wishers who had come out for the chance to see their favorite royals. One fan in particular, 99-year-old D-Day veteran William Allen, was awarded a sweet interaction. Daily Mail reporter Rebecca English tweeted that Allen met the Duchess of Sussex, who hugged and kissed him, and even left a small make-up smudge on his jacket. "I'm never washing that!" he told English. Thursday's event was the first time Meghan joined Harry at the Field of Remembrance; he has attended the services on a solo basis in the past two years. Meghan Markle Wore a Solemn Navy Coat and Hat For Her Field of Remembrance Debut The annual Field of Remembrance event is part of a series of ceremonies and tributes that lead up to Remembrance Sunday, which will take place this upcoming weekend.