Queen Elizabeth-II’s last journey will come out on a cannon car, on this the father’s funeral procession

Queen Elizabeth Death: The Last Rites of Queen Elizabeth II remains the biggest event in the world in this century. He died on 8 September and today i.e. on 19 September, he will be given a final farewell with state honors. Heads of State, President, Prime Minister, representatives of different countries from all over the world have come to pay tribute to him. The Queen’s body is kept in the Westminster Abbey of Parliament.

Today the process of cremation will start after removing his body from here and it will be handed over as per the schedule. Here we will talk about the cannon vehicle that will take them from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch. Very special is the artillery on which Queen Elizabeth’s casket will travel from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch. This is the same vehicle on which his father’s funeral procession took place.

Specialties of the Cannon Cart

  • This artillery car, out of active military service, was first used for Queen Victoria’s funeral in 1901.
  • This vehicle is now used exclusively for this purpose.
  • The same vehicle was also used for the funerals of King Edward-VII, George-V, George-VI (Elizabeth’s father), former Prime Minister Winston Churchill and the last Viceroy of India, Louis Mountbatten.
  • This artillery is kept in a controlled environment at the naval base HMS Excellent. A military squad is stationed to look after it.
  • Every week a military officer turns its wheels a little. So that the shape of its wheels does not deteriorate due to its weight.

  • Queen Elizabeth’s final journey will feature a historic military artillery as well as a special Jaguar car called the State Horse.
  • This is a special car which was prepared by Jaguar Land Rover in consultation with the royal family. Light has also been installed at the back so that even if it is dark, people standing outside can see them.
  • Its design was approved by the Queen herself. It bears the Queen’s seal ie the English letter E and the crown placed on it.

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