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Regimental Headquarters

The Colonel of the Regiment is Her Majesty The Queen whom was appointed Colonel by His Majesty The King on 21 December 2022.

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: Lt Col (Retired) J A Keeley MBE
Officer Recruiting and Assistant Equerry: Captain T Hodson
Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant: WOII (RQMS) G Hudson



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 Tom Hodson and WOII (RQMS) Gavin Hudson.

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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