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Welcome to the East Kent Branch

The members of the East Kent Branch welcome you to our website and hope you enjoy browsing it. The website is regularly updated, so please revisit often.

We believe you will find a large assortment of interesting and informative information on our pages and that you will find it easy to navigate. Please let us know if you do not.

The site contains information about our Branch of the Grenadier Guards Association and the Association itself. You can also find a wealth of information about the Grenadier Guards Regiment, plus other matters.

 On this website we have an area named "The Sentry Box" where only registered Branch members may log in to obtain specific information for them. Such registered members will have been provided with a username and password, or can apply to the Hon. Secretary for access.

Membership of our Branch includes ex-servicemen from all Regiments of the Household Division as well as other Corps and Regiments of the British Army. Whether you are young, or not so young, we are always pleased to welcome new members. 

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100th ANNIVERSARY 1st ASSAULT OF THE SOMME

RBL Ramsgate trip, 29 Jun to 3 Jul 16. £640 per twin/double room. To include Coach, Ferry, Hotel (half board), half day tour of Aaras, Mess Dinner (Black Tie) & Beating Retreat, Service at Theipval Cemetery, Battlefield tour. Only four places remaining (as at 151115). Make contact ASAP if wish to attend.

REGIMENTAL REMEMBRANCE DAY (RRD) 2016

The Regimental Adjutant has confirmed that the next Regimental Remembrance Day (Black Sunday) will be held on Sunday 15 May 2016.

Venue: Wellington Barracks, London.

GRENADIER DAY 2016

The Regimental Adjutant has confirmed that the next Grenadier Day will be held on Sunday 17 July 2016.

Venue: Lille Barracks, Alderhot.

NEXT BRANCH MEETING

 

 

SUNDAY 20 MARCH

Royal British Legion, Hythe

1045 hrs start for AGM followed by the meeting

NEXT BRANCH MEETING

Our next AGM and Branch Meeting commences at 1045 hrs on Sunday 20 March 2016. Held at the Royal British Legion, Hythe. Please contact the Hon. Secretary if there is any doubt on where this meeting is to be held.

SENTRY BOX UPDATED

Members are requested to note that the secure Members Only page was updated on 18 October 2015

MEETING MINUTES

Registered Branch members may download copies of the agenda and minutes of the January 2016 Branch meeting. Login to "The Sentry Box" and click on the Downloads hyperlink in the menu bar

THE KILLING ZONE

The story of the Grenadier Guards pushed to the limit on Helmand's front line. Written by Lt Col Richard Dorney, MBE, MStJ, BSc. Published on 9 August 2012. To order your copy CLICK HERE. Paperback and Kindle versions available.

THE KILLING ZONE

The Killing Zone

GRENADIER GAZETTE 2016

Let the Hon. Secretary know if you want to pre-order a 2016 edition.

NEW MEMBERS ARE WELCOME

The East Kent Branch Grenadier Guards Association welcome new members. See the Branch Diary and Events page for details of our meetings. Use the Contact Us page to contact the Hon. Secretary for more detail.

VETERAN'S OYSTER PHOTOCARD

Eligable Veterans can get a Veterans Oyster photocard to travel FREE on London's public transport, including most National Rail services in London. To read more and see if you qualify visit CLICK HERE.

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ROLL CALL (EDITION 13)

Registered Branch members may download the October 2015 edition of "Roll Call". Login to the Sentry Box and click on the Downloads and Newsletters hyperlinks in the menu bar.