The Grenadier Guards' first involvement in the war came in the early stages of the fighting when all three regular battalions were sent to France in late 1939 as part of the British Expeditionary Force. The following list is taken from Records and Badges of the British Army by Chichester and Burges Short (apart from Colonel Streatfeild).
Bill, just read your story. No. For most conspicuous bravery on 12th March, 1915, at Neuve Chapelle. The day to day running of the regiment was the responsibility of the battalion commanders. They were ordered to continue with the construction of a railway line from Suakin to Berber.
When the grenade party reached Private Barber they found him quite alone and, … This short guide gives you an idea of what to expect from a typical record, and shows you an example of what one might look like.  In recent years the 1st Battalion has deployed as part of Operation TELIC in … – 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards (Mechanized) 32nd Guards Brigade – 5th Battalion, Coldstream Guards – 3rd Battalion, Irish Guards – 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards. The Guards Brigade consisted of the 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards, 1st Btn Coldstream, and 2nd Btn Scots Guards.
The Brigade was commanded by Maj-Gen Lyon Freemantle, and included Australian troops. At the start of WWII they were part of the British Expeditionary Force, but after the defeat in the Battle of Dunkirk they took on defensive duties in the UK. He ran speedily in front of the grenade company to which he belonged and threw bombs on the enemy with such effect that a very great number of them at once surrendered. The regiment will alternate with the Welsh Guards in the public duties role. The commanding officers of the Grenadier Guards had a more elevated position than those of line battalions. Date: 1914 Aug. - 1915 July Held by: The National Archives, Kew: Legal status: Public Record(s) Closure status: Open Document, Open Description What can you expect from records like this? Message 2 - 6th batt gren Guards Posted on: 14 November 2005 by brical. 2 Battalion Grenadier Guards.
15518 Private1 Edward Barber, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. The Grenadier Guards serves as a light infantry battalion – following the reforms of 2004, this will be fixed. Grenadier Guards is a Infantry in Kards - The WWII CCG. The Grenadier Guards is an infantry regiment of the British army and can be traced back to year 1656.