|Sir Charles Deedes|
|Born||9 August 1879|
|Died||9 March 1969 (aged 89)|
|Years of service||1899–1937|
|Commands held||3rd Infantry Brigade
53rd (Welsh) Division
|Battles/wars||Second Boer War
World War I
World War II
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George
Distinguished Service Order
He also served in World War I initially as a General Staff Officer at the General Headquarters of the British Expeditionary Force and then from 1916 with 14th Army Corps and from 1917 as a General Staff Officer with 2nd Division in France.
After the War he was appointed Deputy Director of Staff Duties at the War Office. In 1926 he became Commander of 3rd Infantry Brigade and in 1928 he was made General Officer Commanding 53rd (Welsh) Division. He became Director of Personal Services at the War Office in 1930 and Military Secretary in 1934.
Sir Sidney Clive