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The website of Regimental Headquarters,
the Regimental Association and the Grenadier Guards Charities

Regimental Headquarters

The Colonel of the Regiment is HM The Queen to whom the Colonelcy was returned in January 2022 from HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York, who himself took over the role in late 2017 from his father, the late Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh KG KT, who had held the appointment since 1975.

Colonel of the Regiment: HM The Queen
Regimental Lieutenant Colonel: Maj Gen J M H Bowder OBE, formerly Grenadier Guards
Regimental Adjutant: Maj (Retired) J P W Gatehouse, formerly Grenadier Guards
Regimental Treasurer & Association General Secretary: Vacant
Officer Recruiting and Assistant Equerry: Capt E Bennett
Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant: WO2(RQMS) D Oliver



On behalf of The Regimental Lieutenant Colonel, Major General James Bowder OBE, the day-to-day management of Regimental Headquarters is the responsibility of Major (Retired) James Gatehouse. He is assisted by Captain Ted Bennett and WO2(RQMS) Dwain Oliver.

Regimental Headquarters is based at Wellington Barracks, London where it provides the interface between the ‘serving’ Regiment, past members of the Regiment, the Regimental Association and the public. Regimental Headquarters maintains the ‘fabric of the Regiment’ and is responsible for the organisation of all Regimental events. The Regimental Adjutant is the guardian of the ethos, customs and standards of the Regiment.

Regimental Headquarters also manages the Regimental Charity on behalf of the Trustees. In addition, the staff of Regimental Headquarters assist with many of the State Ceremonial events in London.


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