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an infantryman equipped with grenades

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St George's Hall general manager Alan Smith said: "We're delighted to play host to the magnificent Band of the Grenadier Guards.
His father, Duane, was also a Grenadier Guard while his brother Coran serves elsewhere in the armed forces.
The Grenadier Guards and the ANA had been taking part in an operation to help widen and deepen irrigation ditches for locals in the area.
The Duke of Edinburgh talking to soldiers during his visit to the First Battalion Grenadier Guards at in Aldershot
Over 500 soldiers took part in the exercise with 1st Battalion Irish Guards joined by 2 Platoons from Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards and some individual Officers from 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards.
My husband served in the Grenadier Guards for seven years and my brother has also served in the Grenadier Guards for 17 years.
Guardsman Shadrake, of the Reconnaissance Platoon, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, was on sentry duty when he was killed just three days after he celebrated his 20th birthday in August.
The serviceman, from 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, was injured as a result of "enemy action" in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand Province on August 14.
In the packed church older brother Carl, also a member of 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, paid a dignified tribute to his younger sibling, hailing him a big-hearted hero.
Guardsman Jamie Shadrake, 20, of 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, was shot by insurgents on Friday as he manned a checkpoint in the Nahr-e-Saraj district of Helmand province.
A SOLDIER shot dead as he defended a checkpoint in Afghanistan was last night named as Guardsman Jamie Shadrake of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards.
The serviceman, from 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, was in the Nahr-e-Saraj district of Helmand Province when he came under small arms fire.
The soldier, from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, was serving as part of Combined Force on a patrol to disrupt insurgent movements in Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province, when he was killed as a result of small-arms fire, the ministry said in a statement.
The 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards returned from Afghanistan only six weeks ago - a spokesman said it had taken "an extraordinary effort" to be on parade.
Above, from left, are Cpl Nicholas Webster-Smith, 24, of the Royal Military Police, Cpl Steven Boote, 22, of the Royal Military Police, Guardsman James Major, 18, of 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards, Sgt Matthew Telford, 37, of 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards, WO Class 1 Darren Chant, 40, of 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards and Sjt Phillip Scott, 30, of 3rd Battalion The Rifles.