Charles Offley Harvey
|Charles Offley Harvey|
|Born||16 July 1888|
|Died||1969 (aged 80 or 81)|
|Service/branch||British Indian Army|
|Years of service||1908–1946|
|Commands held||Central India Horse (1933–1936)
Wana Brigade (April 1939 – October 1940)
Indian 8th Infantry Division (October 1940 – December 1942)
|Battles/wars||Anglo-Soviet invasion of Persia|
Companion of the Order of the Bath
Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
He was appointed CVO in 1922 for performing the duties of Assistant Military Secretary to the Prince of Wales during His Royal Highness's Indian Tour.
He was assistant managing director of the Guinness Brewery with responsibility for personnel 1946-1961 and the founding chairman of the Irish Management Institute 1952-1956. He is commemorated in the IMI's Sir Charles Harvey Awards, conferred on leading MBA graduates in Irish universities.
- Commissioned 1908
- 38th King George's Own Central India Horse 1909
- Commanding Officer Central India Horse (1933–1936)
- General Staff Officer 1 Meerut District, India (1936–1939)
- Commanding Officer Wana Brigade, Waziristan, India (1939–1940)
- General Officer Commanding 8th Indian Infantry Division (1940–1942)
- Military Adviser in Chief Indian States Forces (1943–1946)
- Retired 1946
He was assistant managing director of the Guinness Brewery with responsibility for personnel from 1946-1961 and the founding chairman of the Irish Management Institute from 1952-1956. He is commemorated in the IMI's Sir Charles Harvey Awards, conferred on leading MBA graduates in Irish universities.
- Duffy, Martin (2012) The Trade Union Pint: The Unlikely Union of Guinness and the Larkins. Dublin: Liberties Press. ISBN 9781907593468
- Anon (1946). One More River: The Story of The Eighth Indian Division. Bombay: H.W. Smith, Times of India Press.
- MacKenzie, Compton (1951). Eastern Epic. Chatto & Windus, London. pp. 623 pages.
- "Orders of Battle.com". Archived from the original on 2007-07-17. Retrieved 2007-07-28.
- Houterman, Hans; Koppes, Jeroen. "World War II unit histories and officers". Retrieved 2007-07-28.