Sailors and Marines Key Role in Duke of Edinburghs funeral.
Sailors and Royal Marines will today join hundreds of fellow Service personnel paying their respects at the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral.
After a week of intensive training at HMS Collingwood and the Army’s base at Pirbright in Surrey, they will form part of the 750-strong military presence in the final act of the Duke’s long, dutiful life in Windsor.
In addition, guns will fire in Portsmouth, Devonport and Royal Navy warships deployed overseas to mark the beginning and end of one minute’s silence to remember Prince Philip.
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