Prince George and Princess Charlotte’s involvement in the Queen’s funeral is revealed

The service will be held at 10pm NZ time
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After much speculation, it has been revealed Prince George and Princess Charlotte will attend the Queen’s funeral on Monday.

The young royals will walk behind their parents, the Prince of Wales and Princess of Wales, in the funeral procession into Westminster Abbey.

George, nine, and Charlotte, seven, will travel to the church with their mother Kate, the Princess of Wales, and Camilla, the Queen Consort, by car.

Prince George and Princess Charlotte will walk behind their parents into the funeral.

George and Charlotte will not walk the full length of the procession, however, when they reach the church they will join their parents in following the Queen’s coffin inside.

It is the first time George and Charlotte will been seen in public since the death of their great-grandmother on September 8.

George and Charlotte are the only two of the Queen’s 12 great-grand children listed as walking behind the coffin in the Queen’s Order of Service.

The siblings, who are second and third in line to the throne, will be followed by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

King Charles and Camilla, the Queen Consort will lead the procession into the Abbey.

Prince George is second in line to the throne.

The new details come just hours after King Charles issued a statement of thanks after 10 days of public mourning for the Queen.

“Over the last ten days, my wife and I have been so deeply touched by the many messages of condolence and support we have received from this country and across the world,” he said.

“In London, Edinburgh, Hillsborough and Cardiff we were moved beyond measure by everyone who took the trouble to come and pay their respects to the lifelong service of my dear mother, the late Queen.”

Over the weekend, Queen Elizabeth’s four children, King Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward gathered at Westminster Hall for a vigil around her coffin.

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Four of the late monarch’s great-grandchildren, Savannah Phillips, Isla Phillips, Mia Tindall, and Lena Tindall, also attended the vigil alongside their parents.

Following today’s funeral service, which will start at 10pm NZ time, a gun carriage procession will take the Queen’s coffin past Buckingham Palace and arrive at Hyde Park Corner at 1 pm.

The coffin will be moved to a hearse and move towards Windsor Castle, where a committal service will be held at 4pm at St George’s chapel.

Following the service, the coffin will be lowered into the Royal Vault.

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