Dame Vera Lynn passed away at the age of 103 on Thursday, June 18, and the royal family has paid tribute to the late singer, who became known as "the forces' sweetheart" during World War II as she performed memorable songs like "We'll Meet Again" to the troops.
Buckingham Palace revealed that Her Majesty actually sent a private message of condolence to Dame Vera's family on Thursday. Prince Charles and his wife Duchess Camilla posted a loving tribute on their social media accounts.
"Remembering Dame Vera Lynn"
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall shared a series of photographs with their followers on Instagram and Twitter, including one of the singer receiving her honour at Buckingham Palace. The post was captioned: "Remembering Vera Lynn."
Lynn's death was confirmed by her family on Thursday. In a statement, they said: "The family are deeply saddened to announce the passing of one of Britain's best-loved entertainers at the age of 103."
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