Edward M. Flint

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Edward M. Flint
Brig Flint No 1 Dress.jpg
Flint in 2008
Nickname(s) Ted
Born (1960-07-04) July 4, 1960 (age 56)
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Years of service 1979 – 2012
Rank Brigadier
Battles/wars Gulf War
Bosnian War

Brigadier Edward (Ted) Michael Flint (born 4 July 1960) FIET FBCS FCMI is a former Signal Officer in Chief of the British Army.

Military career[edit]

Educated at St Albans School (Hertfordshire), and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, Flint was commissioned into the Royal Corps of Signals in 1979.[1]

In 2004 he was appointed as Director Defence Logistic Information at the Defence Logistics Organisation. He moved in 2006 to the Defence College of Communications and Information Systems where he took up the appointment of Commandant.

In 2007 he became Signal Officer in Chief (Army), the head of the Royal Corps of Signals. After three years in this appointment he attended the Royal College of Defence Studies. On leaving the College he became Chief of Staff of the Support Command Planning Team.

He is a Colonel Commandant of the Royal Corps of Signals.


  1. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 48015. p. 14930. 27 November 1979. Retrieved 2012-04-20.
Military offices
Preceded by
John Terrington
Commandant Defence College of Communications and Information Systems
Succeeded by
Timothy Watts
Preceded by
John Thomas
Signal Officer in Chief (Army)
2007 – 2010
Succeeded by
Timothy Watts