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  • Queen's Coffin Possession To Westminster Hall

    The attached video shows the Queen's Coffin Procession to Westminster Hall, the music is that of the Funeral March which is at from memory 75 paces per minute and for information in days gone by a Police Constable on foot patrol the regulation pace was 80 paces per minute.

    The number of police officers on duty lining the route must have been in the hundreds which I reckon could not have been all provided by the Metropolitan Police alone and so I'm wondering if any of the County Forces were brought in to assist and maybe the MOD Police, the Civic Nuclear Constabulary and the various Port Authority Police? I did notice some City of London Police and British Transport Police present.

    I noticed that all of the police officers lining the procession route were all standing with their arms folded behind their backs at the at ease position which I reckon was part of the drill.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghK7Cl3t48g
    Last edited by JohnKelly; 09-18-2022, 09:07 PM.

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    God save the queen,……..

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      scary.jpg

      Pretty sure you meant procession but maybe I'm missing something....
      A gentleman is someone who knows how to play the accordian, but doesn't.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Ratatatat View Post
        scary.jpg

        Pretty sure you meant procession but maybe I'm missing something....
        Thank you for the correction, I hope you were able to still follow the link to the Procession.

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          Good catch,…..lol!

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            Amidst the pageantry and occasion 8 young men silently went about their duty. The weight of the world on their shoulders, the glare of the world on them, but they were flawless. They did themselves, their families and our country proud. Thank you.​- Carla Lockhart MP

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            Last edited by JohnKelly; 09-20-2022, 02:35 AM.

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