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In Pictures: Armed forces bid farewell to Duke of Edinburgh

The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Marines were among those represented.

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Members of the RAF and the 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland line the route of the procession as members of the armed forces march past at Windsor Castle (Steve Parsons/PA)

Members of the RAF and the 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland line the route of the procession as members of the armed forces march past at Windsor Castle (Steve Parsons/PA)

Members of the RAF and the 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland line the route of the procession as members of the armed forces march past at Windsor Castle (Steve Parsons/PA)

The military have taken a pivotal role in the funeral for the Duke of Edinburgh, who had a distinguished career in the Royal Navy.

Members of the Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and the Army were in the grounds of Windsor Castle, taking part in the procession and carrying out other duties including the playing of The Last Post.

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The Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery make their way up The Long Walk (Phil Noble/PA)

The Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery make their way up The Long Walk (Phil Noble/PA)

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The Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery make their way up The Long Walk (Phil Noble/PA)

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A man salutes the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery (Andrew Matthews/PA)

A man salutes the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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A man salutes the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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(Hannah McKay/PA)

(Hannah McKay/PA)

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(Hannah McKay/PA)

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(Hannah McKay/PA)

(Hannah McKay/PA)

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(Hannah McKay/PA)

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Members of the Household Cavalry on the march (Hannah McKay/PA)

Members of the Household Cavalry on the march (Hannah McKay/PA)

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Members of the Household Cavalry on the march (Hannah McKay/PA)

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A dismounted detachment of The Life Guards and The Blues and Royals of The Household Cavalry arrive at Windsor Castle (Steve Parsons/PA)

A dismounted detachment of The Life Guards and The Blues and Royals of The Household Cavalry arrive at Windsor Castle (Steve Parsons/PA)

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A dismounted detachment of The Life Guards and The Blues and Royals of The Household Cavalry arrive at Windsor Castle (Steve Parsons/PA)

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The Foot Guards Band ahead during the funeral (Alastair Grant/PA)

The Foot Guards Band ahead during the funeral (Alastair Grant/PA)

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The Foot Guards Band ahead during the funeral (Alastair Grant/PA)

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Members of the Royal Air Force arrive for the funeral (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Members of the Royal Air Force arrive for the funeral (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Members of the Royal Air Force arrive for the funeral (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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A detachment of the 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (Steve Parsons/PA)

A detachment of the 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (Steve Parsons/PA)

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A detachment of the 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (Steve Parsons/PA)

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Members of the military arrive for the funeral (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Members of the military arrive for the funeral (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Members of the military arrive for the funeral (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Members of the Royal Marines line the route of the procession (Steve Parsons/PA)

Members of the Royal Marines line the route of the procession (Steve Parsons/PA)

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Members of the Royal Marines line the route of the procession (Steve Parsons/PA)

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Members of the Coldstream Guards (Adrian Dennis/PA)

Members of the Coldstream Guards (Adrian Dennis/PA)

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Members of the Coldstream Guards (Adrian Dennis/PA)

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