The Queen

Military's involvement in coffin procession 'last duty to our Queen'

The senior officer in charge of the procession of the Queen's coffin to Westminster Hall has told Forces News it is the military's "last duty to our Queen".

Major General Christopher Ghika, of the Household Division, is responsible for organising the ceremonial aspects of the Queen's funeral.

"I think I speak for everybody on parade when I say it's our last duty to our Queen and our first duty to our King," he said.