The charitable objectives of the charity mirror those of the existing charity hq garrison clocktower fund (created in the form of a trust fund in september 1973 and formally registered with the commission in june 2009).however, they have been redrafted for the sake of clarity and are in a modernised form.the amended objects are set out below:
the objects of the charity for the public benefit are:
(a) to promote the efficiency of the armed forces of the crown, and in particular the regiment, through such means as the trustee directors think fit, including but not exclusively through:
(i) the support and provision of educational opportunities for serving and retired service personnel;
(ii) the provision of practical and emotional support to retired and retiring service personnel to aid their transition into civilian life;
(iii) the provision and support of mess and sporting facilities and activities so as to enhance the performance and morale of serving service personnel; and
(iv) the provision or support of a museum and the regiment?s historic archive relating to the work of the armed forces, in particular the regiment, so as to enhance the reputation and support for service personnel in the wider community;
(b) to advance the health and save the lives of serving and retired service personnel and their dependents, in particular those who are serving or have served in the regiment, through such means as the trustee directors think fit, including but not exclusively through:
(i) the provision of services, support and advice to aid service personnel who have been injured, wounded or disabled; and
(ii) the provision of practical and emotional support to the dependents of current and retired service personnel in cases of the injury, wounding, disability (in all cases whether physical or mental) or death of current or retired service personnel;
(c) the relief of need, amongst serving and retired service personnel, particularly those who have served within the regiment, and their dependents, where that need has arisen by reason of their age, ill-health, disability or financial hardship, by such means as the trustee directors think fit;
(d) to advance such charitable purposes consistent with the objects at (a), (b) and (c) above as the trustee directors in their absolute discretion from time to time think fit.
"charitable purposes" means those purposes which are charitable under the law of england and wales from time to time.