Christopher Deverell

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Sir Christopher Deverell
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Years of service 1979 - present
Rank Lieutenant-General
Commands held Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiation and Nuclear Regiment
4th Armoured Brigade
Battles/wars Iraq War
Awards Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Member of the Order of the British Empire

Lieutenant-General Sir Christopher Michael Deverell, KCBMBE is a senior British Army General officer who currently serves as Chief of Materiél (Land) and Quartermaster-General of HM Armed Forces, posts he succeeded in June 2012.

Military career[edit]

Educated at Wellington College, Berkshire and Mansfield College, Oxford, Deverell was commissioned into the 2nd Royal Tank Regiment in 1979.[1] He went on to command of the Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiation and Nuclear Regiment.[1] He commanded 4th Armoured Brigade in Iraq and Germany from January 2005,[1] became Director Equipment Capability (Ground Manoeuvre) from April 2007[2] and was made Director General Logistics Support and Equipment at HQ Land Forces in December 2008.[3] He became Chief of Materiel (Land) and Quartermaster General from May 2012.[4]

Deverell was appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB) in the 2015 New Year Honours.[5][6]


Military offices
Preceded by
Sir Gary Coward
Quartermaster-General to the Forces
Succeeded by