Six British King’s & Queen’s Messenger Passports

Six British King’s & Queen’s Messenger Passports

BEING A MESSENGER MAY BE A DANGEROUS JOB King Queen Messenger Passport Although modern diplomatic relationships between nations are delicate enough at any time, they are doubly so in the time of war, and should, for example, a ciphered letter…

Queen’s Messenger Silver-Gilt Badge & Appointment

Queen’s Messenger Silver-Gilt Badge & Appointment

1845 named to William Chalmers with London marks and over struck maker’s mark I.N, the central poly chromed royal shield under VR within crowned motto garter with suspended silver greyhound, on blue grosgrain ribbon, together with original original appointment on…

Her Majesty Queens Messengers – History and Current Status

Her Majesty Queens Messengers – History and Current Status

Her Majesty Queens Messengers – History and Current Status The Corps of Queen’s Messengers are couriers employed by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). They hand-carry secret and important documents to British embassies and consulates around the world. Many…

Experiences as a Queen’s Messenger by Lieutenant Colonel Kimmins

Experiences as a Queen’s Messenger by Lieutenant Colonel Kimmins John Kimmins had an army career which started in Sandhurst from where he joined a Cavalry regiment. On retirement at 55 he became a Queen’s Messenger. For those who know little…

BEING A KING’S MESSENGER MAY BE A DANGEROUS JOB

BEING A KING’S MESSENGER MAY BE A DANGEROUS JOB

BEING A KING’S MESSENGER MAY BE A DANGEROUS JOB Often Featured in Romantic Fiction, a Small Group of Men Carries Out Important and Risky Tasks By D. G. SHEAHAN ALTHOUGH modern diplomatic relationships between nations are delicate enough at any…

Queens Messenger Passport Story

Queens Messenger Passport Story

A look at the work of a Foreign Service Messenger (QUEENS MESSENGER) as he makes a trip to Vienna. Found this newsreel film during some research which gives a great impression of the work of a QUEENS MESSENGER. Listen and…