'This England'

© Copyright Zac Sawyer 2016

Zac's Christmas Portrait of Pete

On the morning of 11 November 1920, the casket was placed onto a gun carriage of the Royal Horse Artillery and drawn by six horses through immense and silent crowds.
As the cortege set off, a further Field Marshal's salute was fired in Hyde Park.
The route followed was Hyde Park Corner, The Mall, and to Whitehall where the Cenotaph, a 'symbolic empty tomb', designed by Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, was unveiled by King-Emperor George V. 
The cortège was then followed by the King, the Royal Family and ministers of state to Westminster Abbey

'They buried him among the kings because he
Had done good toward God and toward
His house'

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