22 March 2018

Grenadier Guards Ceremony for The Duke of York

The Queen attended a parade at St. George's Hall, Windsor, to mark the appointment of The Duke of York as Colonel of the Grenadier Guards.
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The Duke of York is taking over from The Duke of Edinburgh as Colonel of the Grenadier Guards, an appointment The Queen approved in December and which was marked today as he inspected their parade and took the Royal Salute.

Antoinette Eugster

The Queen's own ties to the Grenadier Guards run deep; she was appointed their Colonel on her sixteenth birthday. So it's no surprise that a quick zoom reveals she wore their badge, distinctive with its blue Garter surround, on her pink suit.

Antoinette Eugster