Her Majesty the Queen, 1926-2022: British Army Updates
Monday 19 September
Army personnel honour Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for the final time
Thank you to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Saturday 10 September
Army guns rang out across the United Kingdom as the world watched on as a new King, His Majesty King Charles III, was proclaimed on an historic day for our nations.
Friday 9 September
Today at 1pm the military marked the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with Death Gun Salutes across the Nation and at sea.
Thursday 8 September
It is with the utmost sadness that we learned of the death of Her Majesty The Queen.
As four billion worldwide viewers watch Her Majesty The Queen’s State Funeral, it is the job of Army Signallers to make sure proceedings run like clockwork down to the very last second.
The State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II marks the culmination of 10 days of national mourning, during which time the Armed Forces have readied themselves to perform a role that has been rehearsed over many years.
Soldiers and musicians from the iconic Welsh regiments played their part in welcoming the new Monarch to Wales.
Members of the three Regular Welsh regiments have spoken of their proud and distinguished history and relationship with both Queen Elizabeth II and King Charles III.
The seven Regiments of the Household Division, who have a special relationship with the Sovereign and include some of the Army’s longest serving Regiments, have the honour of standing vigil while Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II lies in State in Westminster Hall.
At the stroke of 2:22pm this afternoon, Her Majesty The Queen’s coffin was carried in procession on a gun carriage of The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall.
His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty The Queen Consort visited Northern Ireland as part of their tour of the Devolved Nations.
His Majesty King Charles III stopped at the entrance to the Palace of Holyroodhouse to see the many floral tributes and messages left by well-wishers, as he arrived in Edinburgh today.
This morning at 11am the first King’s Guard Mount of the reign of His Majesty King Charles III took place on Buckingham Palace forecourt in front of crowds of thousands surrounding the Palace.
For the first time in over 70 years, British Army recruits have sworn their oaths of allegiance to a King.
It is a tradition, from the days when Kings led their armies into battle, that the Sovereign and senior members of the Royal Family are intimately associated with and serve in the Armed Forces.
Army gun salutes heralding the Proclamation of His Majesty King Charles III as our new Monarch sounded across the devolved nations of the UK as the Queen’s coffin left Balmoral for the last time.