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Officers Personal Occurrence - Lieutenant Colonel Henry Hanning

25 February 2019

Lieutenant Colonel Henry Hanning died peacefully at home on 22nd February 2019, following a short illness. Henry, the son of a Grenadier, joined the Regiment in 1959 after reading English at Oxford. This was the start of his continuing service for 48 years. He served in BAOR, Cyprus, the Trucial ... read

The UK Armed Forces Veterans' ID Card

20 February 2019

Front of Veterans' ID Card Reverse of Veterans' ID Card Grenadiers, The Ministry of Defence (MoD) have launched (as of 18th February 2019) a new Veterans' ID card which will enable public and charitable sector services to instantly recognise the service of a Veteran. This card will provide proof that ... read

Mental Health Research - PTSD and Moral Injury

06 February 2019

Grenadiers, Professor Neil Greenberg - a Senior Academic Researcher at the Kings Centre for Military Mental Health Research (KCMHR) - will conduct a research study looking at the experiences and potential impact of moral injury (conflict of morals related to traumatic experiences which is perceived to complicate the issue of ... read

Death of 23688763 Barry Swyer

29 January 2019

Grenadiers, It is my sad duty to inform you of the death of 23688763 Barry Swyer, who passed away on Sunday 27th January. Barry was a very popular member of the Wessex Branch serving as our Welfare Co-ordinator, along with his wife, Olivia. Barry served in the 1st Battalion and ... read

The Forces Employment Charity - RFEA

24 January 2019

Grenadiers, The RFEA work with thousands of employers who see the value of military experience and the benefits of recruiting from a talent pool of 20,000 service leavers and veterans who work with them every year. They have Employer Relationship Managers in every region of England, Wales, Scotland and ... read

Grenadier Gazette 2019

24 January 2019

Grenadiers, The Grenadier Gazette 2019 will be available from 23rd March. Ways to purchase this and the relevant Order Form can be found in the shop under the tab 'Books'. Click here to be taken to that page. Note: All cheques for the Grenadier Gazette should be made payable to: ... read

Funeral of 2628274 William J Fuller

23 January 2019

Grenadiers, 2628274 William (Bill) Fuller sadly passed away on the morning of Thursday 10th January 2019, at the age of 91. Bill was secretary of the West Kent Branch until its closure in recent years. During his military service, Bill served with the Grenadier Guards in Germany, Tripoli and was ... read

Call Out to Normandy Veterans - D-Day 75

22 January 2019

You might be aware that in response to a reported shortage of appropriate accommodation in Normandy over the period of the D-Day 75 commemorations, The Royal British Legion recently announced that they have chartered a ship via our travel provider Arena Travel, the MV Boudicca, to provide a fully funded ... read

Would You Like to Become A Mentor..?

21 January 2019

BECOME A MENTOR WITH SUPPORTING WOUNDED VETERANS Supporting Wounded Veterans (SWV) was founded in 2011 (as Skiing with Heroes) and sought to provide rehabilitation, through the challenge of skiing, for wounded veterans. This start quickly expanded into trying to get those veterans who had been skiing back into full time ... read

Funeral of Captain Peter Richardson

15 January 2019

Grenadiers, Captain Peter Richardson very sadly succumbed to pneumonia and passed away on 1st January 2019 at St Helier Hospital, Carshalton. He will be remembered as the Sgt Major of the 1st Battalion in the late 70's and a fine Late Entry Officer at the Guards Depot and with the ... read