King Charles III has given Kate Middleton a new military title. The latter becomes colonel of the Irish Guards.
Highest military rank
the king Charles III On Wednesday 21 December he officially redefined the roles of some members of the Royal Family within the British Army. As reported HuffPost, Kate Middleton became Colonel of the Irish Guards From the king.
The princess Wales Restored the title given to her husband Prince WilliamSince 2011. He holds the highest military rank in this elite unit of the Light Infantry, one of the foot regiments of the British Royal Guard.
Other family members receive degrees
As a reminder, the group The Irish Guards Created by Queen Victoria in 1900. The Prince of Wales received the title of colonel of the Welsh Guards, another light infantry regiment of guards.
As for Queen Consort Camilia, he was appointed Colonel of the Grenadier Guards. The distinction was previously awarded to Prince Andrew, who was stripped of his honorary military titles by the Queen Elizabeth II.
Military parade in June
the king Charles III It has also announced that the Trooping the Color parade, a military parade on his birthday, will take place on June 17, 2023. Note that the King’s actual birthday is on November 14. The ceremony, which will be organized in his presence, will take place 42 days before the King’s coronation on May 6.
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