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If you’re thinking about joining I’d say just go for it – the Army is a fantastic career. LCpl Laura Phillips, Royal Signals
It’s been a momentous week at the Army Training Regiment (ATR) Pirbright, as hundreds of military personnel on the camp have been preparing for the funeral of His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
The Queen’s Company are the tallest soldiers in the Grenadier Guards. All over six foot they are also marked out for their immaculate bearing, operational experience and exemplary behaviour.
His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh will be driven to his funeral by two soldiers from the REME. Corporals Craig French and Louis Murray will drive the hearse, a specially adapted Land Rover Defender, from Windsor Castle to St George’s Chapel in Windsor. The pair have been specially chosen 8 Trg Bn REME for the task.
“He would then walk off mischievously grinning” - State Trumpeters tell of their time with HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
The State Trumpeters of the Household Cavalry will perform inside St George’s Chapel at the funeral service of His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
On the day of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral, three World War One vintage 18 pounder horse drawn guns will make their way from Combermere Barracks to Windsor Castle’s East Lawn.
A Scottish infantry unit will support the funeral of His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, this Saturday.
Military personnel have commenced rehearsals for the Ceremonial Funeral of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, which will take place at Windsor Castle on Saturday.
Britain Takes Lead Role In Enhanced Forward Presence
The Army is currently deployed in over 80 countries around the world. Deployments vary in strength from single military advisors to full operational deployments.Baltics
Our Serving Troops
The British Army comprises of 112,000 experienced, committed and highly skilled Regular and Reserve soldiers.