Michael was an Army Cadet from the age of 13 and signed up to the Coldstream Guards as soon as he finished Blyth Community High School.
What does CG stand for?
CG stands for Coldstream Guards (British Army; UK)
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- Coarse Graining
- Coast Guard
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Lee Midgley, of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, lost both his legs whilst serving in Afghanistan in 2010.
But the royal duty became a running joke for Gordon Beech and comrades in the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards - as they were banned from wearing noisy boots in case they woke the monarch.
The Coldstream Guards drove up from Windsor for a football match against the Blyth Misfits.
The Coldstream Guards is the oldest regiment in the British Army, having been in unbroken service to the nation since 1650.
Byline: FIONA PARKER I AM absolutely flabbergasted that the Government is even considering the prospect of axing the Coldstream Guards (mirror, July 25).
Peter served in Germany, Yemen, Canada, Cyprus and on public duties at Buckingham Palace while he was in the Coldstream Guards between 1964 and 1978.
A Defence spokesman said "The patrol was operating near the newly built Patrol Base Walizi, part of the ongoing operations by the Coldstream Guards Battle Group in that area to bring security to local people.
Earlier, a soldier from 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards died in an explosion in the Babaji area.
Spokesman for Task Force Helmand Lieutenant Colonel David Wakefield said: "It is my sad duty to inform you that this morning a British soldier from 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards was killed by an explosion in the Babaji area of Helmand Province.
21 (ANI): British soldiers attached with the Queen's Coldstream Guards are being forced to beg for cash from Christmas shoppers to help pay for the funerals of fallen comrades.
The soldier is from the 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards and his next of kin have been informed.
The Regimental Band of the Coldstream Guards join a roster of young artists on Universal Music's books including Eminem, Amy Winehouse and Lady Gaga.
Four British soldiers, three from the Irish Guards and one from the Coldstream Guards, all deny manslaughter.
7 GUARDS (FRANCIS ALYS) As part of his Artangel project "7 Walks," Alys's film tracks sixty-four Coldstream Guards walking through the Square Mile of London.
1954: Thousands watched as the Regimental Band and Corps of Drums of the First Battalion of the Coldstream Guards marched along Castle Street.