News 2017

Funeral of 24950504 Sergeant David Jones

23 August 2017
Grenadiers, You may already be aware that Sergeant David Jones of the 1st Battalion died in Kenya on 12 August 2017. David was from the Bristol area. He joined the Battalion in 1999 and spent the majority of his time with The Queen’s Company. ... read

Battlefield Tour 2018 - France

23 August 2017
Grenadiers, I am pleased to be able to advise you of the plan made so far for our 2018 Battlefield Tour to France with Anglia Tours. In short the cost per person (subsidised by the Regiment and the Association) will be £465 with an anticipated single room subsidy of £180.... read

Job Opportunity - Green Local Gardeners

18 July 2017
Grenadiers, Green Local Gardeners who offer garden maintenance services, are offering full and part-time opportunities for punctual, reliable and hard working veterans or Service Personnel who are considering self-employment as one of their options for resettlement. ... read

Funeral of 2623330 Fred Jones

3 July 2017
Grenadiers, Sadly I must inform you of the death of 2623330 Fred Jones, who passed away on 20th June. Fred was a very proud member of the Bristol Branch of the Grenadier Guards Association, and was one of the few remaining survivors of the 2nd World War and an absolute stalwart of the Bristol Bran... read

Grenadier Day 2017 - Lille Barracks, Aldershot

9 June 2017
Grenadiers, Grenadier Day 2017 is fast approaching. For those of you unaware, it will be held on Sunday 9th July, at Lille Barracks, Aldershot, GU11 2NQ. As usual there will be a variety of stands and demonstrations including Segway Rides, The Regimental Band, a Tug of War Competition plus many mo... read

Alan Barry's Book - A Salesman with an AK47

8 June 2017
Grenadiers, In 2015 we published a news article for Alan Barry, a Grenadier who served in the Regiment in the mid-1980s, advertising his book A Salesman with an AK47. (New Updated Book Cover Below) ... read

Death of 22213442 Charles Lovell

5 June 2017
Grenadiers, Sadly, I am writing to inform you of the passing of 22213442 Charles Lovell, who passed away suddenly on Wednesday 31st May. I will update all regarding funeral details once they are known. ... read

Headley Court Charity - Cenotaph Parade Contingent

31 May 2017
Grenadiers, The Headley Court Charity have been authorised by the Royal British Legion (on a one-off basis) to provide a contingent for this year's Cenotaph Parade, in recognition of the significant role it has played in the lives of servicemen and servicewomen, over the past 70 years. ... read

Death of 2626380 Norman Ball

10 May 2017
Grenadiers, Sadly I must inform you about the death of 2626380 Norman Ball who passed away on Sunday 7th May. Norman passed away after a term of uncertain health, after contracting pneumonia. He was a proud Grenadier and a founding member of the Wigan, St.... read

Regimental Remembrance Day - Sunday 21st May 2017

6 April 2017
Grenadiers, As you will be aware, this year's Regimental Remembrance Day will take place on Sunday 21st May, at Wellington Barracks. Some brief points are: >    Parking for VIPs, Blue Badge disabled card holders (who must be in possession of their Blue Badge to gain entry) and the Household Divis... read
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