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The Burial Of Prince Philip Was Conducted Uniquely

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Funeral took place at Windsor Castle. It was a family occasion which recognised His Royal Highness’s military associations and included some unique personal touches, in line with The Duke’s wishes

The nation falls silent in memory of The Duke of Edinburgh, the royal marine

Bearer Party pause on the West Steps, which is lined by members of the Household Cavalry. The Duke’s Admiral of the Fleet Naval Cap and his Sword, given to him by King George VI, rest on the coffin.

The coffin is carried by a Land Rover designed by The Duke of Edinburgh, & accompanied by Armed Forces representatives, members of the Royal Family, The Duke's Household and The Queen.

The Last Post’ is sounded by Buglers of the RoyalMarines signalling that a soldier has gone to his final resting place. It is followed by ‘Action Stations’, a naval call to battle, as requested by The Duke of Edinburgh.

Regiments with a special relationship to The Duke of Edinburgh form up in the Quadrangle at Windsor Castle. Military bands play music including ‘I Vow to Thee My Country’ and ‘Jerusalem’.

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