The two-kilometre-long Second Procession will then move to Sanam Luang through Sanam Chai and Ratchadamnoen Nai roads.
The procession will be comprised of the following components, in corresponding order, preceding the Great Funeral Chariot:
Two cavalry policemen.
An 84-man Army Marching Band, playing the funeral dirge Phyasok, composed by His Royal Highness the late Prince Paribatra Sukhumbhandhu, Prince of Nakhon Sawan.
One battalion each from the 1st and 11th Infantry Regiments of the King’s Own Bodyguard, and of Army, Navy and Air Force cadets, the King’s Guard.
The first procession will merge and follow after the Royal Honour Guard, so that spectators will see corteges of the Supreme Patriarch’s Royal Regalia and Royal Weapons, followed by the Supreme Patriarch’s carriage carrying the high-ranking monk, drawn by 74 pullers.
Nearly 200 more members of the armed forces in full dress uniform and 80 more drummers will join the procession, which will be accompanied by conch shell blowers, buglers and Siamese buglers.
Corteges of HRH the late Princess Galyani Vadhana’s Royal Regalia and Royal Weapons, followed by the Great Funeral Chariot carrying the Royal Urn.
The Crown Prince, Princess Sirindhorn and Thanpuying Tassanawalai will walk behind the Great Funeral Chariot preceded by royal relatives, royal pages, members of foundations and associations under the late Princess patronage and royal attendants.
After the merging procession are students from Chulalongkorn, Thammasat and Kasetsart universities, Rachini School, Vajiravudh College, Rachawinit Mattayom School, King’s College and the Chitralada School.
At the rear part of the procession will be another 84-man marching band and five battalions of the King’s Guard from the armed forces. When the main procession approaches the Royal Cremation Ground, it will halt at the northern gateway. The Royal Urn will be lowered from the Great Funeral Chariot onto the three-poled palanquin by a ramp.
Tamruat Luang Khuhae
Royal constables (20)
Brahma Choen Phum Mai Thong
Bearers of the gold and silver floral offerings (8).
Indra Choen Phum Mai Ngoen
Bearers of the silver floral offerings (8).
Bearers of the lesser sunshade
Bearers of the lesser sunshade
Mahad Lek Choen Phra Saeng Wang Khruang Na and Lang
Leading and Trailing bearers of the Royal Ceremonial Sword (10). This uniform is also worn by supervisors of the leading and trailing Royal Ceremonial Sword bearers (2), royal pages (20), and leading and trailing bearers of Lai Tin Tong Royal Ceremonial Sword at the Supreme Patriarch’s Carriage (4) and at the Great Funeral Chariot (4).
Pusamala Prakong Phra Kosa
Attendants of the Royal Urn (2). Uniform also worn by bearer of the leading monk‘s Sunshade (1), bearer of the Gold Brocade Tiered Umbrella (1), bearer of the Royal Long handled Fan (2), bearer of the Royal Parasol for the Royal Urn (2), bearer of the Gold Embroidered Sunshade (2), driver holding peacock’s feather seated on the Supreme Patriarch’s Carriage (1) and on the Great Funeral Chariot (1)
Phu Bok Kabuan
The processional signaler (1). His signals guide the movement of the Great Funeral Chariot.
of the Supreme Patriarch’s Carriage (2), and driver of the Great Funeral Chariot (2).
Front markers (2). This uniform is also worn by Pratu Lang, Rear markers (2).
Procession leader (1).
Thong Sam Chai
Jagged Flag bearers (4).
Sarawat Klong, Sarawat Trae
Superintendents of drums (4), superintendents of brass instruments (2). Uniform also worn by supervisors of the leading Tiered Gold-embroidered Umbrella for the Supreme Patriarch (2), commanders of the leading and trailing Embroidered Royal Insignia of Rank (4), supervisors of the trailing Embroidered Royal Insignia Umbrella (2), commanders (2) and supervisors (2) of the Supreme Patriarch’s Carriage pullers, and commanders (2) and supervisors (2) of the Great Funeral Chariot pullers. This uniform also worn by Sanom Chern Pad Yos Phra Nam, Bearer of the Supreme Patriarch’s Ceremonial Regalia (1).
Chat Khruang Sueng Thong Phae
Luat Phra Nam
Bearers of the leading Tiered Gold-embroidered Umbrella for the leading monk (12). Uniform also worn by bearers of the trailing Tiered Gold-embroidered Regalia of the leading monk (8), bearers of the leading Embroidered Royal Insignia of Rank (38) and bearers of trailing Embroidered Umbrella with Royal Insignia for the Palanquin (38).
Klong Chana Daeng Lai Thong, Klong Chana Ngoen, Klong Chana Thong
Victory drummers (200). Uniform also worn by pullers of the Great Funeral Chariot (216) and Supreme Patriarch’s carriage (74), as well as pullers of the Kroen, the traditional ramp (8).
Cha Pi, Cha Klong
Master piper (2), master drummer (2).
Trae Farang, Trae Ngon and Sang
Buglers (20), Siamese bugle players (28), and conch shell blowers (4).
The rear of the procession will be brought up by the Military Marching Band (84); followed by the 1st Cavalry Battalion, King’s Guard; 1st Field Artillery Battalion King’s Guard; 1st Engineer Battalion, the King’s Guard; 1st Infantry Battalion, Royal Guard, 1st Infantry Regiment, Marine Division, RTMC; and the 1st Royal Thai Air Force Security Battalion, RTAF Security Force Regiment, the King’s Guard, RTAF Security Force Command, Air Combat Command. Each battalion has 166 men.
The procession will be led by cavalry policemen (2); Military Marching Band (84); Joint commanders of the Military Guards of Honour (10); (from right), 2nd Infantry Battalion; the 1st Infantry Regiment, the King’s Own Bodyguard; 2nd Battalion; the 11th Infantry Regiment, the King’s Guard; 1st Cadet Battalion, the Cadet Regiment King’s Guard; Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy; Naval Cadet Battalion, Naval Cadet Regiment, the King’s Guard; Royal Thai Naval Academy, and RTAF Cadet Battalion, RTAF Cadet Regiment, the Royal Guard, Royal Thai Air Force Academy. Each battalion consists of 166 men.