Major Tom White will begin this role – one of the most important in the royal family – next month. Royal Marines sources said it was a “proud moment” and “very significant” after the 36-year-old Duke of Sussex’s “great disappointment”. Life in the US.
The source told the Sunday Times: “Tom is a superstar, and this is a very important appointment for Her Majesty.
We were delighted when Harry was appointed Captain General.
“It simply came to our notice then.
“The Royal Marines have felt like they have been handed over from the pillars to the post, but this is a proud moment.”
Prince Philip, 99, who was captain of the Royal Marines for 64 years before handing over the position to his grandson in 2017, supports the appointment.
When the King and Duchess of Sussex resigned from their job as royalty in a move known as the Magsite, Harry was forced to resign his military position – which was to be reviewed by the Queen a year later.
But Captain General is expected to hand over the role to Princess Ann.
Harry and Megan have announced Bombay plans to step down from their senior royalties position in January.
The King held a crisis summit with Prince Charles, Prince William and Harry to sign treaties with Sussex.
The Queen’s grandson and former actress officially ended her royal duties in March.
They now live with their youngest son, Archie, in a mansion in California.
Their careers outside the Royal Family include a lucrative deal with Netflix to host shows for the streaming service.