William's due home in about 2 weeks

Kate Middleton has revealed that she’s finding it hard being separated from husband Prince William during his posting to the Falkland Islands.

The 30-year-old visited Leicester’s De Montfort University with the Queen and Prince Philip yesterday to kick start the Diamond Jubilee tour and was asked how Wills is doing by a member of the crowd.

‘He’s fine – but I’m missing him desperately,’ Kate told a Royal fan.

RAF Sea King co-pilot Wills, 29, has about 2 weeks left of his 6-week deployment in the chilly archipelago off Argentina.

While he’s away, Kate‘s had to make a number of public appearances without her husband by her side – and though she’s admitted she worries about Wills when he’s flying helicopters, she stands by his commitment to the job.

‘My job is to support my husband,’ Kate said last year.

‘You should always support your husband.’¬†

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