News 2015

Notification of a change of Meeting Venue - Manchester Branch

5 March 2015
The Manchester Branch are changing their meeting place as of 7th April 2015. The new address is:   Longsight Sports and Social club, 140 Kirkmanshulme Lane, Longsight, Manchester, M12 4WB.   ... read

MEMORIAL SERVICE – MAJOR B T EASTWOOD LVO, MBE

9 February 2015
It is the wish of Sheila and the family to have a Memorial Service for Jim in the Guards Chapel. There were many influencing factors, one of which was that this would allow those unable to make the difficult journey to his Funeral on 23rd February in Catherington, to have an easier journey into Lond... read

Funeral of 2624902 John G Darwent

2 February 2015
Grenadiers, Sadly, I must report the death of 2624902 John G Darwent, who was a member of the Matlock Branch. A message from his Son Richard - “My Dad was a quiet gentle man and a loving Father” John Darwent was, as his Son described, a lovely man who the Branch will miss.... read

Funeral of 22213036 Alf Simcox

28 January 2015
Grenadiers,   Sadly, I must report the death of 22213036 Alf Simcox, who was a member of the Wolverhampton Branch. Alf's funeral will take place on Tuesday 10th February 2015, at 1345hrs at Bushbury Crematorium, Underhill Lane, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV10 7JG ... read

Death of 22898465 Alan Price

27 January 2015
Grenadiers,   Sadly, I must report the death of 22898465 Alan Price, a member of the Wigan & District Branch. Alan was a much loved and respected Branch member. He served as Branch Chairman, completing two terms in office. ... read

GRENADIER GUARDS ASSOCIATION BATTLEFIELD TOUR 21 – 25 SEPTEMBER 2015

23 January 2015
Please find attached details of the September 2015 Battlefield Tour. In order to hold down the price and secure our accommodation we ask that those of you who would like to come along complete the Booking Form and send it with the required deposit to Graeme Cooper by Friday 27 February 2015. ... read

BBC Documentary - Churchill: The Nations Farewell

19 January 2015
Grenadiers, The BBC documentary to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill, presented by Jeremy Paxman, will be broadcast on Wednesday 28th January 2015 at 9pm on BBC One. Part of the programme records the Grenadier involvement in Sir Winston’s funeral and will be well wort... read

Funeral of 2629304 Ron Brooks

18 January 2015
Grenadiers,   It is my sad duty to inform you of the death of one of our members. 2629304 Ron Brooks died on 29th December 2014, after suffering with Alzheimer’s for the past four years. Ron was an ex-Drummer of the 3rd Battalion. ... read

Death of 2625389 Edward George Bond

16 January 2015
Grenadiers,   It is my sad duty to inform you of the death of 2625389 Edward George Bond, a member of the Bath Branch. Ted was a long-time member of the Bath Branch as well as the Bristol Branch. He attend most functions and outings with the Branch.... read

Funeral of 22545401 James Ian Morton

16 January 2015
Grenadiers,   It is my sad duty to inform you of the death of 22545401 James Ian Morton, a member of the Matlock Branch. He was a member of the Nottingham Branch for many years and later transferred to the Matlock Branch where he became Branch Secretary.... read
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