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FEATURES (a few examples from the latest edition.
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THE APPOINTMENT OF HRH THE DUKE OF YORK AS COLONEL, GRENADIER GUARDS
On 1st December 2017, HRH The Duke of York was appointed as Colonel, Grenadier Guards, in succession to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, who had served as Colonel for over 42 years. The time that Prince Philip gave to the role, the interest that he showed in it, and his wise counsel, have been hugely appreciated by Grenadiers past and present over all these years. We are very grateful to him. Read more ...
NIGEL HADDEN-PATON
 ‘I will have Hadden-Paton in my Regiment whether he has a Maths O-Level or not’, wrote Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer, Colonel of The Blues and Royals, to the Army Board. The Field Marshal’s confidence in Nigel may have been influenced by his wife, Peggie, whom Nigel remembers as largely conducting the interview herself over tea and cucumber sandwiches at their Chelsea home. Read more ...
HAZEBROUCK – ‘THE FORGOTTEN BATTLE’
The Battle of Hazebrouck, described by Geoffrey Blades in his excellent paper as the ‘forgotten battle’, took place just over 100 years ago, in early April 1918. Mr Blades was drawn to the story principally because his grandfather, Albert Clement Shipley, serving with the 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards, had fought in the battle and was captured by the Germans on 12th April 1918. Read more ...
 
 
 

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