- For his grandfather, see Lord Bernard Gordon-Lennox
|Bernard Gordon Lennox|
|Born||19 September 1932|
|Years of service||1953 - 1987|
|Commands held||1st Bn Grenadier Guards
British Forces in Berlin
|Awards||Companion of the Order of the Bath
Member of the Order of the British Empire
Born the eldest son of Lieutenant General Sir George Gordon Lennox, and educated at Eton College Bernard Gordon Lennox was Page of Honour to King George VI. He graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and was commissioned into the Grenadier Guards in 1953.
He was made Commanding Officer of 1st Bn Grenadier Guards in 1974. He went on to be a General Staff Officer at the RAF Staff College in 1976, Commander of 20th Armoured Brigade in 1978 and Chief of Staff for South East District in 1981 before becoming Commandant of the British Sector in Berlin in 1983. Finally he became the Senior Army Member at the Royal College of Defence Studies in 1986. He retired in 1987.
In 1958 he married Sally-Rose Warner: they went on to have three sons.
None due to the War
|Page of Honour
1946 – 1949
Henry Charles Seymour
Sir David Mostyn
|Commandant, British Sector in Berlin