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Queen Mother Funeral Order Of Service PDF Download for free using the direct download link given at the bottom of this article. You can download the Queen Mother Funeral Order Of Service PDF by clicking on the following download link. Queen Mother Funeral Order Of Service PDF Download Link. Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, daughter of the Earl and Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne, was born on August 4, 1900. After her husband's death, she ascended to the throne as Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother. On April 26, 1923, she wed HRH Prince Albert, Duke of York (the son of George V and Queen Mary) in Westminster Abbey. Later on, he succeeded as George VI. The Abbey hosted their coronation on May 12th, 1937. She passed away on March 30, 2002. Crowds in their thousands gathered to observe the funeral procession from St. James' Palace to Westminster Hall, where she was laid in state for four days. The Queen's wreath and crown, which held the renowned Koh-i-noor diamond, were placed atop the coffin on a purple velvet cushion. which has her personal standard (flag) hung over it. The coffin was taken to the Abbey on a gun carriage on April 9. One for each year of her life, the tenor bell of the Abbey sounded 101 times. She was interred beside King George VI and their daughter HRH Princess Margaret in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle after the service. The Queen's unparalleled reign and Her Majesty's amazing life of service as Head of State, Nation, and Commonwealth will be honoured in various parts of the State Funeral Service and the associated ceremonial arrangements. Heads of State and representatives from other governments, including foreign royal families, governors general, and realm prime ministers, will attend the state funeral service. The congregation will also include various delegates from the Realms and the Commonwealth, the Orders of Chivalry, including those who have received the Victoria Cross and George Cross, the Government, Parliament, devolved Parliaments and Assemblies, the Church, and Her Majesty's Patronages.

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