Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

1/4/2011

Sir Winston Churchill, KG, OM, CH

Sir Winston Churchill, KG, OM, CH: January saw the 46th anniversary of the death and funeral of Sir Winston Churchill, who
died on 24 January 1965. Footage of the State Funeral of 30
January following has been published online by the BBC here. As a
state occasion the funeral was organized by the Earl Marshal, with
the Officers of Arms acting as his staff; many of the records of the
arrangements are maintained in the archives of the College of
Arms. Illustrated right is the ceremonial for the funeral service.

source-The College of Arms

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