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Island officers recall duties for Queen Elizabeth II's funeral

Manx force played important role in London

Two Manx police officers who took part in one of the biggest undertakings in the world - Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's funeral – say it's a moment they will never forget.

Sergeant Barry Hand and PC Ali Thompson volunteered to represent the Isle of Man in London. 

Their duties included helping with road closures around Whitehall, while the Queen's coffin was transported to Westminster, and helping the public outside Buckingham Palace.

Sergeant Hand says he wasn't ashamed to shed a tear:

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