Armed Forces to provide ceremonial support for funeral of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

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Image of 4 Scots The Royal Regiment of Scotland Regimental Colours, seen here rehearsing at Pirbright barracks for The Duke of Edinburgh's Funeral, which will take place this Saturday at Windsor castle. Photo: Sergeant Donald C Todd RLC UK MOD © Crown copyright 2021

Around 730 Armed Forces personnel from the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, British Army and Royal Air Force will provide ceremonial support to the funeral arrangements of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh on Saturday.

This includes personnel drawn from the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, British Army Regiments and Corps and the Royal Air Force. They have been training this week at Pirbright barracks ahead of the funeral.

Military involvement in HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral is detailed on the Royal website: www.royal.uk

4th Battalion the Royal Regiment of Scotland (4 SCOTS) soldiers march during a dress rehearsal of Op Forth Bridge at Brunswick Lines, Pirbright on 14 April 2021. Sergeant Donald C Todd RLC UK MOD © Crown copyright
A member of the Household Cavalry stands on parade during a dress rehearsal of Op Forth Bridge at Brunswick Lines, Pirbright on 14 April 2021. Sergeant Donald C Todd RLC UK MOD © Crown copyright
Members of The Household Division formed up during the rehearsals of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Funeral. Sergeant Donald C Todd RLC UK MOD © Crown copyright
Image of members of the House Division Bands, seen here rehearsing at Pirbright barracks for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Funeral. Sergeant Donald C Todd RLC  UK MOD © Crown copyright 2021

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