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CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL.visits The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery to open the new King George VI Lines in Woolwich. .The Duchess also met service personnel from the troop and presented operational medals to those who have recently returned from Afghanistan..The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery is Her Majesty The Queen's ceremonial Saluting Battery.  The Regiment was established by His Majesty The King George VI on 24 October 1947.  Known as 'The Troop' it is a mounted unit and all of its soldiers are superb equestrians trained to drive a team of six horses that pull the thirteen pound state saluting gun.  An integral part of the Household Troops, its duties include the firing of Royal Salutes in Hyde Park on Royal Anniversaries and State Occasions, and providing a gun carriage and team of black horses for State and Military funerals_13/03/2012.Photo Credit: ©Hughes/Newspix International..**ALL FEES PAYABLE TO: "NEWSPIX INTERNATIONAL"**..PHOTO CREDIT MANDATORY!!: NEWSPIX INTERNATIONAL..IMMEDIATE CONFIRMATION OF USAGE REQUIRED:.Newspix International, 31 Chinnery Hill, Bishop's Stortford, ENGLAND CM23 3PS.Tel:+441279 324672  ; Fax: +441279656877.Mobile:  0777568 1153.e-mail: info@newspixinternational.co.uk
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