David Jenkins (British Army officer)

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David Jenkins
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Years of service 1965 — 2000
Rank Major-General
Awards Companion of the Order of the Bath
Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Major-General David John Malcolm Jenkins CB CBE is a former Master-General of the Ordnance.

Military career[edit]

Jenkins was commissioned into the Queen's Own Hussars in 1965.[1]

In 1994 he became Commandant of the Royal Military College of Science.[2] Then in 1996 he was appointed Director-General for Land Systems[3] and in 1998 he became an Executive Director at the Defence Procurement Agency and Master-General of the Ordnance.[4] He retired in 2000.

He was also Colonel Commandant of the Royal Armoured Corps[5] and the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers[6] and Colonel of the Queen's Royal Hussars.[7]

In retirement he became Under-Treasurer at Gray's Inn.[8]


  1. ^ "No. 43576". The London Gazette (Supplement). 16 February 1965. p. 1675. 
  2. ^ "No. 53828". The London Gazette (Supplement). 24 October 1994. p. 14913. 
  3. ^ "No. 54602". The London Gazette (Supplement). 10 December 1996. p. 1. 
  4. ^ "No. 55312". The London Gazette (Supplement). 17 November 1998. p. 12486. 
  5. ^ "No. 55391". The London Gazette (Supplement). 1 February 1999. p. 1185. 
  6. ^ "No. 54937". The London Gazette (Supplement). 3 November 1997. p. 12372. 
  7. ^ "No. 55601". The London Gazette (Supplement). 7 September 1999. p. 9591. 
  8. ^ Inns-based chambers risk falling foul of disability laws The Lawyer, 11 October 2004
Military offices
Preceded by
Sir Robert Hayman-Joyce
Master-General of the Ordnance
Succeeded by
Peter Gilchrist