Christopher Drewry

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Chris Drewry
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Years of service 1969–2003
Rank Lieutenant General
Commands held UK Support Command (Germany)
Battles/wars Operation Banner
Awards Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Lieutenant General Sir Christopher Francis Drewry KCB CBE was Commander of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps.

Military career[edit]

Chris Drewry was commissioned into the Welsh Guards in 1969.[1] He was mentioned in dispatches during a tour in Northern Ireland in 1987.[2]

In 1996 he was appointed General Officer Commanding UK Support Command (Germany) and in 1997 he moved on to be Assistant Chief of Defence Staff for Policy at the Ministry of Defence.[3] His final appointment was as Commander of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps in 2000; he retired in 2003.[3]


  1. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 45047. p. 2254. 20 February 1970. Retrieved 2010-01-03.
  2. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 50891. p. 5016. 13 April 1987. Retrieved 2010-01-03.
  3. ^ a b Whitaker's Almanacks
Military offices
Preceded by
Scott Grant
GOC United Kingdom Support Command (Germany)
Succeeded by
Christopher Elliott
Preceded by
Sir Mike Jackson
Commander Allied Rapid Reaction Corps
Succeeded by
Sir Richard Dannatt