Daphne Dunne, Prince Harry’s ‘biggest fan’ has died

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The 99-year-old who won the heart of Prince Harry on several royal tours of Australia has died.

Daphne Dunne had been in hospital suffering from pneumonia for two months when she passed away, Channel 7 reported.

Ms Dunne called herself Prince Harry’s “biggest fan” when he visited Australia. On several occasions the Prince would stop to chat to his elderly supporter, crouching down to reach Ms Dunne who was in a wheelchair.

Just days ago, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex sent the war widow a letter congratulating her on her 99th birthday.

The letter said: “We hope you have a wonderful celebration surrounded by family and friends and have managed to escape hospital!”

It was signed simply “Harry and Meghan”.