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Australia’s Parliament House marks Prince Philip’s death with 41-gun salute – ABC News

The Australian Federation Guard fires rounds from six M2A2 45mm Howitzer ceremonial guns in the forecourt of Parliament House, in 10-second intervals, to honour…



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A 41-gun salute in the forecourt of Parliament House has marked the passing of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.
On Saturday afternoon, the Australian Federation Guard fired 41 rounds from six M2A2 45mm Howitzer ceremonial guns, in 10-second intervals, to honour the duke, who passed peacefully on Friday morning at the age of 99.
The Federation Guard is the Australian Defence Force’s official tri-service ceremonial unit, made up of members from the Air Force, Navy and Army.
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