Lady Eleanor is used to having the very best of everything, infantry regiment’s included…
- Colonel: Sir William Grey
- Honorary Colonel: Lady Eleanor Gracedieu
- Adjutant: Capt. Woodville
- Garrisoned: Newtown Linford
- Nickname(s): The Bradgate Boys.
- Motto(s): Rubeum est Melius Mortuus (Better Red than Dead)
- Marches: “The Bradgate Poacher”, “A Hunting Call”.
- Battle Honours: Wasser-klo (1715), Melton Mowbray (1720), Freudchapelle (1737), Siege of Derby (1745), Salisbury (1751), Reutlingen (1759).
N.B. This regiment is currently in the process of being re-raised and re-equipped…