Queen Elizabeth’s pall bearers had one final duty

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The soldiers who carried Queen Elizabeth’s coffin during her funeral service also moved her body to its final resting place. Eight men from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards were responsible for moving the late monarch’s 500lb lead-lined coffin 10 times on its journey from Westminster Hall, where her body lay in state, to her state funeral at Westminster Abbey and then on to St George’s Chapel in Windsor for a committal service, but their duty didn’t end there as they also stayed on to move the queen’s body from the Royal Vault to The King George VI Memorial Chapel at Windsor Castle in a priv…

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