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Philip’s close association with the military on show at funeral

Belfast Telegraph 16 Apr 2021
The coffin, transported from the castle to the chapel in a specially-modified Land Rover Philip helped to design, will be flanked by pallbearers drawn from the duke’s special relationships – the Royal Marines, regiments, corps and air stations ... A bearing party of Royal Marines will carry the coffin up the steps and pause for a minute’s silence.
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Naval proceedings to be observed in Prince Philip's funeral

The News International 16 Apr 2021
At the Duke of Edinburgh’s request, the Royal Marines will sound action stations after his coffin is lowered into Royal Vault buglers ...The Duke also chose to request the buglers of the Royal Marines to sound Action Stations.
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The daredevil Duke: Even as he advanced in years, Prince Philip refused to slow down, ...

The Daily Mail 16 Apr 2021
Instead there was just a modest wave of his hand to acknowledge the spontaneous cheer that rang out over the gravelled forecourt at Buckingham Palace from the crowds outside as he met Royal Marines who had completed the 1664 Global Challenge charity event ... And then, as the Royal ...
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Princes William, Harry won’t walk side-by-side at grandfather's funeral

Dawn 16 Apr 2021
In other details released about the funeral, Royal Marine buglers will play “Action Stations,” an alarm that alerts sailors to prepare for battle ... Members of the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, the Royal Air Force and the British Army will take part in the funeral procession.
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Princes William, Harry won't walk side-by-side at funeral

The Citizens' Voice 16 Apr 2021
In other details released about the funeral, Royal Marine buglers will play “Action Stations,” an alarm that alerts sailors to prepare for battle ... Members of the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, the Royal Air Force and the British Army will take part in the funeral procession.
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Prince William and Prince Harry won’t walk side-by-side at funeral

Hong Kong Standard 16 Apr 2021
In other details released about the funeral, Royal Marine buglers will play “Action Stations,” an alarm that alerts sailors to prepare for battle ... Members of the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, the Royal Air Force and the British Army will take part in the funeral procession.
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William, Harry won’t walk side-by-side at Prince Philip’s funeral; guest list revealed

Chicago Sun-Times 16 Apr 2021
In other details released about the funeral, Royal Marine buglers will play “Action Stations,” an alarm that alerts sailors to prepare for battle ... Members of the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, the Royal Air Force and the British Army will take part in the funeral procession.
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William and Harry will walk apart in grandfather Philip’s funeral procession

AOL 16 Apr 2021
Asked whether arrangements for the procession reflected the royal siblings’ relationship, a Buckingham Palace spokesman said ... Philip was the guiding force behind his funeral arrangements and reflecting his life-long association with the Royal Navy, Buglers of the Royal Marines will sound Action Stations during the service at the duke’s request.
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Prince Philip had a rich Hollywood history. Here’s how he was depicted in film and TV

Lincoln Journal Star 16 Apr 2021
Britain's Prince Philip, in his role as Captain General of the Royal Marines, attends a Parade on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace, in central London, Wednesday Aug ... The 96-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip made his final solo appearance to mark the finale of the Royal Marines Charity, 1664 Global Challenge.
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Prince Philip funeral: When and where will it be held and who will attend the ceremony? A complete look at the arrangements

The Times of India 16 Apr 2021
The royal funeral will be held at the St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, at 15.00 BST on Saturday, 17 April ... The Land Rover carrying the coffin will be accompanied by pallbearers from the Royal Marines and other regiments and corps associated with the duke ... The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery will fire guns from the East Lawn.
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Prince Philip's funeral procession timings: a Land Rover, Royal Marine Bearers and route around Windsor Castle

The Daily Telegraph 16 Apr 2021
The funeral will take place on Saturday at 3pm, following a short procession in which the Prince of Wales and senior members of the Royal family will follow the coffin on foot as it is driven to St George’s Chapel ... It comes after the Palace discouraged wellwishers from gathering outside Royal residences to lay flowers.
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William and Harry won’t be shoulder-to-shoulder at Prince Philip funeral

Manila Bulletin 16 Apr 2021
The brothers have reportedly fallen out over Harry’s departure from the royal frontline and move to California with his wife, Meghan ... In honour of his life-long association with the Royal Navy, and service during World War II, buglers from the Royal Marines will sound so-called “Action Stations” during the service.
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Duke of Edinburgh ‘generous with his time’ during Royal Marines events

Belfast Telegraph 15 Apr 2021
The Commandant General of the Royal Marines has spoken of the “generous” time the Duke of Edinburgh gave to the regiment. Major General Matt Holmes said Philip had a “long and happy association” with the Royal Marines, of which he held the ceremonial title of Captain General for 64 years until 2017.
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Duke of Edinburgh's funeral to pay tribute to his military service

The Daily Telegraph 15 Apr 2021
The honour of carrying the Duke's coffin into St George's Chapel, Windsor, will go to the Royal Marines, of which he was Captain General ... The Last Post will then be sounded by Buglers of the Royal Marines from the west end of the Nave ... The Buglers of the Royal Marines will also sound Action Stations at the request of Prince Philip.
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Naval battle cry Action Stations to sound at funeral at duke’s request

Belfast Telegraph 15 Apr 2021
Buglers of the Royal Marines will perform the wartime alert, a tradition sometimes associated with naval funerals, in honour of Philip’s active service in the Royal Navy during the Second World War ... Bugler Jamie Ritchie, I/C Corps of Drums, Royal Marines (Victoria Jones/PA).
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