“Collapsed Amid the Excitement” When Do Soldiers Ever Collapse Like This, and When Is It Ever Related to Excitement?
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“Collapsed amid the excitement”
When do soldiers ever collapse like this, and when is it ever related to excitement?
Drama as five soldiers collapse during Queen’s Jubilee
Five soldiers have collapsed amid the excitement of the Queen’s Jubilee while standing outside St Paul’s Cathedral.
Five soldiers collapsed to the ground outside St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday before the royal family’s arrival during the Queen’s Jubilee.
Royal fans cheered as the brave Royal Air Force soldiers got back on their feet following the falls ahead of the Service of thanksgiving, The Sun reported.
The first to fall was a member of the RAF who was part of the military guard of honour lining the steps to St Paul’s Cathedral.
And moments later, a second member of the military personnel on the steps collapsed, but was also able to get to his feet and was helped as a stretcher was brought out.
Both were able to stand and were helped away after their falls.
Sky reported that in total, five members of the armed services collapsed.
It comes as politicians and Members of Parliament arrived at St Paul’s for the service dedicated to the Queen on Friday morning.
One RAF soldier seemed to have collapsed just before Foreign Secretary Liz Truss climbed the steps into the church for the service.
A bystander tweeted: “A soldier has just keeled over, received medical attention and is now back on his feet with a cheer.”
The crowds were heard cheering as the soldier made his way back to his feet.
It’s not known why they fell to the ground ahead of the service on Friday morning however it was a very warm and sunny day in London, with temperatures hovering at around 20C at the start of the service at 11am.
A member of the military stumbles while on duty at St Paul’s Cathedral.
The soldier takes a moment to steady himself.
The total number of armed servicemen that fell this morning has now reached five.
Boris Johnson arrived at St Paul’s with his wife Carrie – who wore a gorgeous red number to the church.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives with his wife Carrie Johnson.
Members of the public outside St Pauls Cathedral.
Former Prime Ministers David Cameron, Gordon Brown, and Theresa May also made their way into the church for the National Service of thanksgiving.
The bells of the cathedral rang out just before 11am as members of the royal family arrived.
Meghan Markle arrived with Prince Harry – wearing a stunning white number after travelling from the US to be with the family.
And the Duchess of Cambridge wowed the cheering fans in a yellow dress as she entered the church with Prince William.
Prince William and Kate the Duchess of Cambridge leave the service.
Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.
The royal family gathered for the National Service of thanksgiving for The Queen’s reign at Saint Paul’s Cathedral.
Despite being welcomed back into the royal fold at Trooping the Colour on Thursday, Meghan, 40, and Harry, 37, were said to be anxious about the public reunion.
And the pressure is doubled by the fact this is their first outing together with the entire family since they quit the Firm in 2020.
The Sussexes, dressed in cream and black, and have opted not to bring their children Archie, three, and Lilibet, who turns one on Saturday, whom Her Majesty is believed to have met for the first time on Thursday.
Their attendance at other events, including Saturday’s Party at the Palace or the Pageant on Sunday, is also uncertain.