|Sir Evelyn Webb-Carter|
Sir Evelyn Webb-Carter
|Born||30 January 1946|
|Years of service||1964–2001|
|Commands held||London District
Multi-National Division (South-West)
19th Infantry Brigade
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Mentioned in Despatches
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Major General Sir Evelyn John Webb-Carter, KCVO, OBE, DL (born 30 January 1946) is a retired senior British Army officer. He was the last 'Colonel of the Regiment' of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) (1999–2006), before their amalgamation into the Yorkshire Regiment, 3rd Battalion (Duke of Wellington's).
Webb-Carter is the son of Brigadier Brian Wolsey Webb-Carter, DSO & Bar, OBE (1920–1981). He was educated at Wellington College in Berkshire, before joining the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst.
He was commissioned into the Grenadier Guards in 1964, and was mentioned in despatches for service in Northern Ireland in 1980. In 1991 he became Commander of 19th Infantry Brigade and in late 1996 he was appointed the Commander of the Multi-National Division (South-West) for the Stabilisation Force in Bosnia.
In June 1997, he was appointed Major-General commanding the Household Division and General Officer Commanding London District where he gained a strong reputation for tackling racism. He was the Chairman of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother's 100th birthday celebrations in 2000 and retired in 2001.
- Variety Club
- "No. 48453". The London Gazette (Supplement). 16 December 1980. p. 17402.
- Army Commands Archived 5 July 2015 at the Wayback Machine.
- "No. 54814". The London Gazette (Supplement). 23 June 1997. p. 7287.
- General goes to war on racists in the Guards Guardian, 20 July 1999
- Army Benevolent Fund
- The William the Conqueror Database – Genealogy
|Commander Multi-National Division (South-West), Bosnia
Sir Iain Mackay-Dick
|GOC London District
Sir Redmond Watt