|Years of service||1964 – 2000|
|Commands held||Ulster Defence Regiment
Multi-National Division (South-West)
British Forces Cyprus
|Awards||Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Distinguished Service Order
|Spouse(s)||Victoria Clare Lanyon|
Ramsay was commissioned into the Royal Highland Fusiliers in 1964. He commanded a rifle company of the Sultan of Oman's Armed Forces during the Dhofar Rebellion and became commanding officer of the Ulster Defence Regiment in 1990 during the Troubles. He went on to become Chief of Staff at the Sovereign Base Areas in Cyprus in 1992, chief of Staff of the United Nations Force in Bosnia in 1993 and Commander of the Multi-National Division (South-West) in Bosnia in 1997 before becoming Commander of British Forces Cyprus and Administrator of the Sovereign Base Areas in 1998. He retired in 2000.
In 1987 he married Victoria Clare Lanyon; they have a daughter and a son.
|Commander Multi-National Division (South-West), Bosnia
May 1997–November 1997
|Commander British Forces Cyprus