Prince Henry of Wales, KCVO (Henry Charles Albert David; born 15 September 1984)
The life cycle 1 2 4 8 7 5
Important years of life
2042 8 = wedding 19 May 2018
In 2007–2008, he served for 77 days in Helmand, Afghanistan, but was pulled out following publication of his presence there by an Australian magazine
On 13 April 2008, when he reached two years’ seniority, Harry was promoted to lieutenant
For his service, Harry was presented with an Operational Service Medal for Afghanistan by his aunt, Princess Anne, at the Combermere Barracks in May 2008
In October 2008, it was announced that Harry was to follow his brother, father and uncle in learning to fly military helicopters. After passing the initial aptitude test, he was to undertake a month-long course; if he passed that, he would begin full flight training in early
On 6 January 2009, the Queen granted Harry and William their own royal household.
In September 2009, William and Harry set up The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry to enable the princes to take forward their charitable ambitions.
Chelsy Davy, the daughter of Zimbabwean, South Africa-based businessman Charles Davy, was referred to as Harry’s girlfriend in an interview conducted for his 21st birthday, and Harry
said he “would love to tell everyone how amazing she is but once I start talking about that, I have left myself open… There is truth and there is lies and unfortunately I cannot get the truth
across.” Davy was present when Harry received his Operational Service Medal for Afghanistan and also attended Prince Harry’s graduation ceremony when he received his flying wings from his
father. In early 2009, it was reported that the pair had parted ways after knowing each other for five years
On 10 March 2011, it was revealed that Harry had passed his Apache flying test and he was awarded his Apache Flying Badge on 14 April 2011. There was speculation that he would return to
Afghanistan before the withdrawal in 2015. On 16 April 2011, it was announced that Harry had been promoted to captain.
In June 2011, Clarence House announced that on completion of his training conversion course to use Apache helicopters in the war arena, Harry would be available for deployment, including in
current operations in Afghanistan, as an Apache helicopter pilot. The final decision rested with the Ministry of Defence’s senior commanders, including principally the Chief of the Defence
Staff in consultation with the wishes of Harry, the Prince of Wales, and the Queen. In October, Harry was transferred to a US military base in California to complete his helicopter gunship training. This final phase included live-fire training and “environmental and judgment training” at naval and air force facilities in California and Arizona. The majority of those completing the two-month Apache training were deployed to the front lines in Afghanistan. In the same month, it was reported that Harry was said to be a natural pilot who was top of his class in the extensive training he had undertaken at the Naval Air Facility, El Centro, California. On November 2011, Harry returned to England. He went to Wattisham Flying Station in Suffolk, in the east of England, to complete his training to fly Apache helicopters.
He left the army in June 2015
On 4 June 2015, as part of the 2015 Special Honours, Harry was knighted by his grandmother, the Queen, for “services to the sovereign”, being appointed a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO)
On 27 November 2017, it was announced that Prince Harry was engaged to marry former American actress Meghan Markle. Their wedding was held on 19 May 2018.
19 May 2018 = 2042 life cycle Prince Henry of Wales…important day