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10 September 2019
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of our father, 2629182 Roy Leonard Pickford, formerly The King's Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards 1947-1952, aged 90
Roy joined Corporal Butcher's Squad at the Guards Depot in July 1947. On completion of his training he moved ... read
03 September 2019
Grenadiers, Ladies and Gentlemen,
As many of you will know (and as previously published), Joe Connolly very sadly passed away on Saturday 25th August 2019.
Joe's funeral service will take place at 1400hrs at Woking Crematorium, Hermitage Road, Woking, GU21 8TJ on Thursday 26th September 2019. The family then invite ... read
29 August 2019
Den and Dave Barrett have asked us to assist with getting the following message, which is sent on behalf of the Connolly family, sent to as many Grenadiers as possible:
"It is with deep sadness that we have to inform you that Joe Connolly passed away in the early ... read
28 August 2019
The Grenadier Day 2019 Pictures are now available on the website to view and/or purchase. Click here to be taken to the page - the Order Form and Prices List can be found in the top left corner of each page.
Sgt Rob Broomes, DipFA, CeMAP, ... read
14 August 2019
The Royal British Legion have issued an extension to their deadline for registering those whom wish to march in this year's event. The deadline has been extended from Monday 19th August to 0900hrs on Tuesday 27th August.
For those wishing to register, please follow the instructions in our earlier ... read
12 August 2019
It is my sad duty to report the death of 23688373 Melvyn Tongue, one of our members whom passed away on 26th July.
Melvyn's funeral will take place on Friday 23rd August at 1330hrs, at St John the Baptist Church, Bisley, GU24 9DX. Everyone is welcome to celebrate Melvyn's ... read
02 August 2019
In anticipation of ticket requirements for this year's Field of Remembrance, which will be held on Thursday 7th November, those wishing to attend should contact me via email with the following details:
> Contact Address (If Not Collecting from Wellington Barracks)
> Amount of Tickets Required
The ... read
25 July 2019
The Yorkshire Branch's Annual Lunch which was due to take place on Sunday 20th October 2019, was recently rescheduled to Sunday 27th October 2019.
The venue had remained unchanged, but has now had to be changed. Their Annual Lunch will now take place at Swinton Park Hotel, Masham, Ripon, ... read
10 July 2019
A vacancy has arisen which would suit a flexible couple to undertake housekeeping, caretaking, security and other duties in relation to the occupation and opening to the public of an English stately home.
The wage is approximately ?45,000pa for the couple, whom will also receive accommodation and utility ... read
10 July 2019
It is with great sadness that I report the death of a member of our Branch, 23329393 Peter Payne who died on 1st July after a long battle with cancer.
Peter supported the Branch whenever he could - always with a smile and never a complaint.
His funeral will ... read