|Sir Douglas Packard|
|Commands held||1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery
36th Infantry Brigade
Northern Ireland Command
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Companion of the Order of the Bath
Distinguished Service Order
He served in World War II in the Middle East and Italy becoming Commander 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery in 1942, Commander Royal Artillery for the Tenth Army Group in 1943 and Commander Royal Artillery for 78th Division later in 1944. He was them appointed Commander 36th Infantry Brigade also in 1944 and Deputy Chief of Staff for 15th Army Group in 1945.
After the War he was appointed Chief of Staff for the British Element of the Allied Commission for Austria before becoming Director of Military Intelligence at the War Office in 1948. He was made Commander of the British Military Mission to Greece in 1949 and Chief of Staff Middle East Land Forces in 1951. He became Vice Quartermaster General at the War Office in 1953 and Military Advisor to West African Governments in 1956. He went on to be General Officer Commanding Northern Ireland District in 1958 and General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Ireland Command in 1959: he retired in 1961.
Sir Brian Kimmins
|General Officer Commanding the British Army in Northern Ireland
Sir John Hackett