News 2018

Worcestershire First World War Remembrance Service Ceremony - A Drumhead Service

15 August 2018
Grenadiers, Join assorted civilian and uniformed organisations, each representing the different aspects of commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War which will be held on Saturday 15th September 2018 at Gheluvelt Park, in the presence of the Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire, Lt... read

Field of Remembrance & Cenotaph Parade 2018

14 August 2018
Grenadiers, Similar to last year, in anticipation of ticket requirements for this year's Field of Remembrance & Cenotaph Parade, please read the following information carefully and adhere to the requirements: ... read

Death of 2624648 William A Gibbs

23 July 2018
Grenadiers, Sadly, I must report the death of 2624648 William A Gibbs, who passed away on 19th July. As a Branch Vice-President William (Bill) Gibbs was a steadfast supporter of the March Branch. He was a member of the Spalding Branch until it's closure and was equally active with both Branches. ... read

Funeral of 22213354 John Quinlan

23 July 2018
Grenadiers, Sadly, I must report the death of 22213354 John Quinlan who passed away on 13th July 2018 aged 87. The service will be held on Friday 27th July 2018 at 1145hrs in St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, The Walk, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8RG, then over to Llwydcoed Crematorium, Aberdare, CF44 0DJ... read

The Band of The Grenadier Guards - Worcester Cathedral

12 July 2018
Grenadiers, The World acclaimed Band of the Grenadier Guards are delighted to be performing, in the fabulous setting of Worcester Cathedral, an inspirational programme of music in a commemorative concert to mark Worcestershire World War 100. ... read

Funeral of 2624826 John Henry North

11 July 2018
Grenadiers, It is my sad duty to report the death of one of our members 2624826 Mr John Henry North who has just passed away at the age of 93. John served in the 1st, 2nd & 4th Battalions of the Grenadier Guards from 1943 to 1947. ... read

Matt Ellmer's Ben Nevis Challenge - Post Event Summary

3 July 2018
Grenadiers, On Saturday 23rd June 2018 Matt Ellmer, The Regimental Casualty Officer lead a party of 47 to the summit of Ben Nevis. Consisting of past and present Grenadiers, family members and friends of the Regiment and including a double amputee, a Grenadier who had received life changing injurie... read

Christmas Card 2018 - Cut-Off Date Reminder

2 July 2018
Grenadiers, † As a reminder, the cut-off date for ordering the 2018 Regimental Christmas Card is Friday 27th July 18. Click here to be taken to the news article which contains the link to the Order Form. ... read

Funeral of 22213701 Frank Hollingworth

2 July 2018
Grenadiers, It is with great sadness that I report the death of 22213701 Frank Hollingworth who passed away on 17th June. The funeral service will be held at Bramcote Crematorium, Bramcote, Nottinghamshire NG9 3GJ on Monday 9th July at 1445hrs. ... read

Funeral of 24513134 Colin Spacey

31 May 2018
Grenadiers, Sadly I report the death of 24513134 Colin Spacey, who passed away on Wednesday 30th May. Colin served in the 1980's and 1990's. Colinís wife Sharon would welcome friends to his funeral service which is to be held at 1500hrs on Friday 22nd June 2018 at the Waveney Memorial Park and Cre... read
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