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The Queen Mother's procession on Friday to the lying in state at Westminster Hall involved 1,700 members of the armed services. It included members of the Royal Family, members of the Queen Mother's own Bowes Lyon family and her staff. At its centre was a gun carriage carrying the coffin. The procession was as follows:

Mounted Police

Royal Air Force Bands

The Witwatersrand Rifles
(South Africa)

The Transvaal Scottish
(South Africa)

The Cape Town Highlanders
(South Africa)

Royal New Zealand Army Medical Corps

Royal Australian Army Medical Corps

Canadian Forces Medical Services

The Toronto Scottish
Regiment

The Black Watch
(Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada

Royal Air Force
Detachment

Detachment of 1st Battalion
Scots Guards

Royal Marines Bands

Detachment of the Royal Marines

Detachment of the Royal Navy

Foot Guards Bands
Captain Nicholas Ulvert
ADC to the General Officer, London
Brigadier Martin Vine
Deputy Commander, London
Lieutenant Colonel Hugh Bodington
Brigade Major
Household Division
Major General Redmond Watt
General Officer Commanding
London

BEARER PARTY WITH COFFIN

Gun Carriage of The King's Troop,
Royal Horse Artillery, bearing The Coffin
surmounted by Her Majesty's Crown

Coffin bearer

Coffin bearer

Coffin bearer

Coffin bearer

Group Captain John Fynes
RAF

Brigadier Garry Burnett
Royal Highland Regiment

General Sir Michael Walker
The Royal Anglian Regiment

Brigadier Hugh Pye
9th/12th Royal Lancers

Colonel John Pocock
1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards

Brigadier Guy Radcliffe
Royal Army Medical Corps

Major General Robin Brims
The Light Infantry

Colonel Malcolm Grant Howarth
The King's Regiment

Major General David Jenkins
The Queen's Royal Hussars

Captain David Snelson RN
HMS Ark Royal

Coffin bearer

Coffin bearer

Coffin bearer

Coffin bearer

Members of the Royal Family.
Other members of the Queen Mother's family.
The Earl of Wessex
The Princess Royal
THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH
The Prince of Wales
The Duke of York
Mr. Peter Phillips
Prince Harry of Wales
Prince William of Wales
Viscount Linley
Commodore Timothy Laurence, RN
Prince Michael of Kent
The Duke of Gloucester
The Duke of Kent
Mr. Daniel Chatto
Mr. Simon Bowes Lyon
The Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
Lord Glamis
The Hounourable Albemarle Bowes Lyon

The Queen Mother's senior staff:


The Earl of Crawford and Balcarres
Lord Chamberlain to the Queen Mother.
Captain Mark Grayson
Equerry
The Honourable Nicholas Assheton
Treasurer and Extra
Equerry
Captain Sir Alastair Aird
Private Secretary and Comptroller
Major Raymond Seymour
Assistant Private Secretary
Mr. John Collins

Mr. Leslie Chappell

Mr. William Tallon

Mr. Michael Sealy

Mr. Ronald Wellbelove

Mr. Graham Richards

Admiral Sir Michael Boyce
Chief of the Defence Staff
Air Chief Marshal
Sir Peter Squire

Chief of the Air Staff
Admiral
Sir Nigel Essenhigh

Chief of the Naval Staff
General
Sir Michael Jackson

Representing the Chief of the General Staff
Representative Detachments of Her Majesty's Regiments

1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards

The Queen's Royal Hussars (The Queen's Own & Royal Irish)

9th/12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales')

The King's Regiment

The Royal Anglian Regiment

The Light Infantry

The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment)

Royal Army Medical Corps

The Royal Yeomanry

68 (Inns of Court & City Yeomanry Signal Squadron
71st Yeomanry Signal Regiment (Volunteers)

A (London Scottish) Company
The London Regiment

Royal Artillery Band

Dismounted Detachment of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment

Mounted Police

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