Britain Marks 50 Years Since Former Prime Minister Winston Churchill's Funeral

January 30, 2015 12:56 PM

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Britain Marks 50 Years Since Former Prime Minister Winston Churchill's Funeral

London: Britain marked 50 years today since the state funeral of their wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill, with the boat which carried his coffin under the dipping dockside cranes in 1965 retracing its journey along London's River Thames.

Britain's current leader, David Cameron, began the remembrance events at a ceremony in parliament, laying a wreath at a statue of Churchill, a man he described as "a great Briton" who should never be forgotten.

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