Colonel HRH Princess Elizabeth

Princess Elizabeth was only 15 when she was appointed Colonel of the Grenadier Guards in February 1942. She posed for this Cecil Beaton photo in October 1942 and wears a cap badge and lapel badge of the regiment. She was born on 21 April 1926 and acceded to the throne on 6 Feb 1952.

Regimental details | Colonels


by Stephen Luscombe