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Honorary Colonel

Honorary_ColonelThe Honorary Colonel is the honorary senior officer of the Regiment. The Honorary Colonel is responsible for maintaining the traditions and standards of the Regiment. He advises, and is consulted by, the Commanding Officer on all aspects relating to the well-being of the unit and its soldiers. The Honorary Colonel is traditionally a former Commanding Officer of the Regiment.

The Honorary Colonel, observes training both locally and overseas assists official functions and parades. He promotes the identity of the Regiment and serves as its representatives in dealing with his counterparts and associations of our affiliate regiments. Since 1999 the Honorary Colonel of the Bermuda Regiment has been Col C Eugene Raynor, OBE (Mil), ED. Col Raynor was Commanding Officer from 1980 to 1984.  He replaced Col Michael Darling, OBE (Mil) ED.