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HRH Princess Anne during Armed Forces Day 2021 (Picture: MOD).
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Princess Anne: Military titles and patronages

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HRH Princess Anne during Armed Forces Day 2021 (Picture: MOD).

The Princess Royal is famed for her hard work and no-nonsense approach to life.

Princess Anne has continued to keep a busy schedule of engagements which sees her travel widely across the UK and overseas.

She is one of the busiest royals and is involved with more than 300 charities, organisations and military regiments.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh's only daughter is regularly the Royal Family member carrying out the most public engagements.

Princess Anne was born at Clarence House on 15 August 1950 and is the younger sister to the Prince of Wales.

She is the mother of silver medal-winning Olympic horsewoman Zara Tindall and Peter Phillips.

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HRH Princess Anne attended one of the final rehearsals of this year's Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (Picture: REMT).

In 2020, to mark the Princess Royal's 70th birthday she was promoted in the Royal Air Force and British Army.

Princess Anne received promotions to the rank of General in the Army and to Air Chief Marshal in the RAF.

It brought the Princess Royal's Army and RAF ranks in line with the rank of Admiral she holds within the Royal Navy, following the long-standing convention of military promotions for members of the Royal Family.

Here are more of Anne's other military titles and patronages:

United Kingdom

Battle of the Atlantic Memorial – Patron

City of Edinburgh Universities Officers Training Corps – Royal Honorary Colonel

First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (Princess Royal's Volunteer Corps) – Commandant-in-Chief

HMNB Portsmouth – Commodore-in-Chief

HMS Albion – Sponsor

HMS Nelson – Honorary Life Member

HMS Talent – Sponsor

Hornet Services Sailing Club – Patron

Intelligence Corps – Colonel-in-Chief

Marine Society & Sea Cadets – Admiral of the Sea Cadet Corps

Memorial to the Women of World War II – Vice Patron

National Museum of The Royal Navy – Patron

RAF Brize Norton – Honorary Air Commodore

Royal Army Service Corps and Royal Corps of Transport Association – Honorary Life Member

The Royal British Legion Women's Section – Life Member

Royal Naval Equestrian Association – Eventing – Patron

Royal Naval Sailing Association – Member

Special Boat Service Association – Royal Patron

Special Forces Club – Patron and Honorary Member

The Association of Royal Navy Officers – Member

The Association of Wrens – Patron

Watch: Princess Anne joined HMS Albion's Platinum Jubilee celebrations

The Blue Seal Club – Member

The Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons) – Colonel

The Blues and Royals Association – President

The Honourable Artillery Company – Member

The King's Royal Hussars – Colonel-in-Chief

The Naval Club & RNVR Officers Association – Honorary Life Member

The Not Forgotten Association – Patron

The Not Forgotten Association Northern Ireland – Patron

The Royal Army Veterinary Corps – Colonel-in-Chief

The Royal Corps of Signals – Colonel-in-Chief

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo – Patron

The Royal Logistic Corps – Colonel-in-Chief

The Royal Logistic Corps Association – Patron

The Royal Logistic Corps Museum – Patron

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity – Patron

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Equestrian Association – Life Member

The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) Regimental Association – Patron

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Prince William and Princess Anne at Trooping the Colour to mark the Platinum Jubilee (Picture: MOD).

The Royal Signals Association – Patron

The Royal Signals Institution – Patron

The Royal Signals Museum of Army Communications – Patron

The Queen's Gurkha Signals and The Gurkha Transport Regiment – Affiliated Colonel-in-Chief

The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regimental Association – Patron

Women in the Royal Navy – Admiral and Vice Admiral Chief Commandant

Women's Royal Naval Service Benevolent Trust (WRNS Benevolent Trust) – Patron

University of London Air Squadron – Honorary Air Commodore

University of London Officers' Training Corps – Royal Honorary Colonel

Australia

Royal Australian Corps of Signals – Colonel-in-Chief

The Royal Australian Corps of Transport – Colonel-in-Chief

Canada

8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's) – Colonel-in-Chief

Camp Hill Veterans' Services – Patron

Canadian Fleet Pacific – Commodore-in-Chief

Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Branch – Colonel-in-Chief

The Grey and Simcoe Foresters – Colonel-in-Chief

The Royal Canadian Hussars – Colonel-in-Chief

The Royal Canadian Medical Service (RCMS) – Colonel-in-Chief

The Royal Newfoundland Regiment – Colonel-in-Chief

The Royal Regina Rifles – Colonel-in-Chief

New Zealand

Royal New Zealand Corps of Signals – Colonel-in-Chief

Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps – Colonel-in-Chief