|Author:||E. R. M. Fryer|
|Subcategory:||Leaders & Notable People|
|Publisher:||LEONAUR (March 3, 2009)|
|Other formats:||rtf lit mbr txt|
Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Grenadier: The Recollections of an Officer of the Grenadier Guards Throughout the Great War on the Western Front.
The Guards have always been known as 'The Gentlemen's Sons' and it seems that the author of this book was no exception. At work in 'the City' when war broke out and he managed initially to be elected to that other gentleman's club of the time-The Honourable Artillery Company. It was with the HAC that he went to the continent and saw action in the early engagements of the war before selection for cadet school and a commission.
The Recollections of an Officer of the Grenadier Guards throughout the Great War on the Western Front
Grenadier : The Recollections of an Officer of the Grenadier Guards throughout the Great War on the Western Front.
The Grenadier Guards (GREN GDS) is an infantry regiment of the British Army
The Grenadier Guards (GREN GDS) is an infantry regiment of the British Army. It can trace its lineage back to 1656 when Lord Wentworth's Regiment was raised in Bruges to protect the exiled Charles II. In 1665, this regiment was combined with John Russell's Regiment of Guards to form the current regiment, known as the 1st Regiment of Foot Guards.
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The Grenadier Guards and other Guards regiments have a longstanding connection to The Parachute Regiment. Guardsman who have completed P Company are transferred into the Guards Parachute Platoon, which is currently attached to the 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment. Upon commission into the Grenadiers an officer becomes a platoon commander in the 1st Battalion and after two years will either be posted to Nijmegen Company for ceremonial duties or to ITC Catterick to train new guardsmen.
For the similarly named Empire: Total War unit, see Guard Grenadiers. Grenadier Guards are a type of elite infantry in Napoleon: Total War. These are an elite disciplined force, skilled with muskets and bayonets. Grenadiers are elite troops, the tallest and strongest men, taking the position of honour on the right of the line during battle. Grenadier Guards have the ability to inspire their fellow soldiers just by their presence.