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  Queen Mother is laid to rest
Updated 09 April 2002, 20.33
The Royal Family mourns the Queen Mother at her funeral in Westminster Abbey
The Queen Mother has been laid to rest at a private family service at St George's Chapel in Windsor.

She was buried alongside her husband King George VI.

  Click here for pictures of the funeral procession

The hearse carrying the coffin of the Queen Mother enters the gates of St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle
Members of the Royal Family said prayers during the ceremony.

The ashes of her daughter Princess Margaret who died eight weeks ago were also placed in the black marble-covered vault.

Flowers

Crowds line the streets to watch the procession on its way to Windsor

The Queen Mother's coffin had earlier travelled in a hearse from Westminster Abbey accompanied by her grandson Prince Charles.

A million people lined the final route and stood silently as it passed on its way from the abbey towards Windsor.

Others clapped or threw flowers.

  Click here for children's final farewells

As the hearse travelled along the Mall, two World War II Spitfire planes and a Lancaster bomber flew overhead.

These were a tribute to the Queen Mother's refusal to leave London when it was being bombed during the war.

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