THE FUNERAL OF THE SULTAN OF JOHORE
THE FUNERAL
In 1959 the Sultan of Johore Sir Ibrahim died in London and his body was returned to Johore Bahru for a state funeral. The photographs below were my record of the days events.
The Sultans hearse is taken to the Istana Besar
Cars belonging to visiting dignitaries
A soldier guards the funeral route
Soldiers march to the parade assembly area
The sultans coffin is carried from the Istana
Her Highness the Sultana follows the coffin
The Sultana weeps in grief
Canberra's of the RAF fly past in salute
The hearse moves away
The hearse is lost in a crowd of mourners
The parade
The Royal guard moves to position
The Sultan Ibrahim building
(All images on this website are copyright)
1959
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