News 2017

Death of 2626380 Norman Ball

10 May 2017
Grenadiers, Sadly I must inform you about the death of 2626380 Norman Ball who passed away on Sunday 7th May. Norman passed away after a term of uncertain health, after contracting pneumonia. He was a proud Grenadier and a founding member of the Wigan, St.... read

Regimental Remembrance Day - Sunday 21st May 2017

6 April 2017
Grenadiers, As you will be aware, this year's Regimental Remembrance Day will take place on Sunday 21st May, at Wellington Barracks. Some brief points are: >    Parking for VIPs, Blue Badge disabled card holders (who must be in possession of their Blue Badge to gain entry) and the Household Div... read

Support Company Reunion

29 March 2017
Grenadiers, The first Support Company reunion will be held on Saturday the 26th of May 2018 at the “Llandoger Trow ” which is situated on King street in the Great City of Bristol. There is no dress code and there is plenty of room outside with benches to gather to pull up a sandbag and swing a... read


23 March 2017
FOR ALL WHO KNEW DAVID HORN Please could you let us know if you are planning to attend the Memorial Service for David in the Guards' Chapel on Wed 3 May 17 at 11.30am. It would be better if people arrive on foot or by public transport but could anyone who NEEDS to come by car let us know the Make,... read

The Gloucester Boat Festival - The Gloucestershire Branch's 'Depot Rocket'

17 March 2017
Grenadiers, The Gloucestershire Branch of the Grenadier Guards Association have entered a boat in the Gloucester Dragon Boat Festival. Their boat ‘The Depot Rocket’ will be racing in the afternoon on the 7th of May 2017.... read

2017 Regimental Christmas Card

8 March 2017
Grenadiers, The 2017 Regimental Christmas Card is: A winter scene at St. James’s Palace, during a Guard Mounting ceremony, in the 1920’s. From an original painting by Sean Bolan The order form has clear instructions about the order deadline, whom cheques should be made payable to and whom the... read


7 March 2017
All, Apologies! The funeral of Captain Denis Randell will take place on 17th March 2017 and NOT the 27th March as published in the Officer's Personal Occurrence sent this afternoon. All other details remain the same. ... read

David Vose - Para 10 in Aid of The Colonel's Fund

1 March 2017
Grenadiers, David Vose is the Brother-in-Law of Malcolm Mayoh. Malcolm as many of you will know, is a former serving Grenadier, President of the Sgts' Past & Present Club and recent addition to the Association Executive Committee. ... read

A Call for Ex-Regimental Clerks

24 February 2017
Grenadiers, Barry Owen, an ex-Regimental Clerk, would like to contact other Grenadiers who were clerks. He served in the Regiment from 1963-1976 at Infantry Junior Leaders Battalion (IJLB) Oswestry, the 2nd Battalion and was the Orderly Room Clerk at Regimental Headquarters when it was based at Hi... read


15 February 2017
OFFICER'S PERSONAL OCCURRENCE 1. I regret to report the death, on Friday 10th February 2017, of Captain David Horn after a long and courageously borne illness. David served for most of his career in the 1st Battalion, but also at Sandhurst where he was Company Sgt Major of Rhine Company and as Sgt... read
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