Trevor Rees-Jones

Bodyguard + Driver + Military Person
Born Mar 3, 1968

Trevor Rees-Jones is the former bodyguard of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Fayed. He was badly injured in the car accident in Paris that killed Diana, Dodi, and the driver Henri Paul on 31 August 1997. Because he suffered a head injury in the crash, Rees-Jones does not recall particulars of the accident. Early media reports claimed he survived because he was wearing a seatbelt.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Trevor Rees-Jones.


1968 Birth Rees-Jones was born on 3 March 1968 in Rinteln, Germany, the son of Colin Rees, a surgeon in the British Army, and Gill, a nurse. … Read More


1982 14 Years Old Following the crash he was incorrectly reported to have served in the 1982 Falklands War and First Gulf War, escaped the 1990 Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, and been a close-protection officer in the Royal Military Police.


1995 27 Years Old On 12 August 1995, Rees-Jones married his first wife, Sue Jones, in Oswestry, where the couple had met at Fitzalan School. Jones filed for divorce in June 1997.
1997 29 Years Old 1 More Event
On 31 August 1997 Rees-Jones was seriously injured in the crash that resulted in the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. … Read More


1998 30 Years Old He resigned his job as a bodyguard on 19 May 1998: Al-Fayed offered the job if he wished to return.
2003 35 Years Old Following recovery from his injuries, Rees-Jones moved to north Shropshire and for some time worked in a small family-run sportswear shop in Oswestry. He remarried on 15 February 2003, to Ann Scott, a teacher at Belvidere School, Shrewsbury. … Read More
2006 38 Years Old …  Early media reports claimed he survived because he was wearing a seatbelt, but a December 2006 Operation Paget technical examination said that none of the occupants of the car was wearing a seatbelt.
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