News 2017


15 February 2017
FOR ALL MEMBERS OF THE 1st BATTALION - 1978-mid 80s I am very sad to report the death, on 12 Feb 17, following a stroke of Lt Col Richard Drake, RAPC. You will recall that Richard was our Paymaster in South Armagh, Pirbright, Berlin and Hounslow and you will remember his team, which included the w... read

Grenadier Gazette 2017

10 February 2017
Grenadiers, This year's Grenadier Gazette will be available from Saturday 25th March. I trust it will come as some relief that the price, including postage fees, will remain unchanged from last year. ... read

Funeral of 14220383 Francis Henry Ray McDonald

26 January 2017
Grenadiers,   Sadly, I must report the death of 14220383 Francis Henry Ray McDonald who passed away earlier this month. Frank, as he was well known by his friends, had been a member of the London Branch since just after the second World War, and attended many Branch meetings and functions during... read

Cooper's Waterloo Tours - Austerlitz and Pyrenees'

25 January 2017
Grenadiers, Cooper's Waterloo Tours have put together a fantastic package scheduled for September, later this year.   Graeme Cooper - The Guide -  has been battlefield guiding since 1995 and owns Cooper's Waterloo Tours, a family run business specialising in tailored tours of the Napoleonic Camp... read

Potential JIB Shorncliffe Reunion

25 January 2017
Grenadiers, We have recieved a letter from Major (Retd.) Ralph, MM which is intended to gauge the level of interest for a Junior Soldier Reunion, which is to potentially take place in September, later this year. ... read

Funeral of 22712094 Donald R Harrington

16 January 2017
Grenadiers, Sadly, it is my duty to report the death of 22712094 Donald R Harrington, who was a member of the East Kent Branch. Don joined the East Kent Branch of the Grenadier Guards Association on 22 February 2006 and regularly attended meetings and functions until he became too ill to do so. ... read

Death of 2623593 Stephen Stringer

10 January 2017
Grenadiers,   Sadly, 2623593 Stephen Stringer who was a member of the Wolverhampton Branch, passed away on 30th December 2016. Click here to read the Obituary mindfully written by his Son, Kirk. ... read
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