Prince Harry Takes Over As Captain General Of The Royal Marines From His Grandfather, Prince Phillip
December 21, 2017 14:22
Ahead of his May 19 wedding in 2018, Prince Harry has added another achievement to his list. This time, he has been named the successor to the position of Captain General of the Royal Marines.
The position was previously occupied by his grandfather, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II.
The Duke of Edinburgh announced his retirement from his official duties earlier this year.
Prince Philip - his long service and retirement
Prince Phillip has served in the position of Captain General since 1953, shortly after the death of the King George VI. 2017 makes it 53 years he has held the honorable role.