Guy Gregson

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Guy Gregson
Born 1906
Died 1988
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Years of service 1925 - 1968
Rank Major-General
Commands held 1st Division
Battles/wars World War II
Korean War
Awards Companion of the Order of the Bath
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Distinguished Service Order & Bar
Military Cross

Major-General Guy Patrick Gregson CB CBE DSO & Bar MC (1906–1988) was a British Army officer who became General Officer Commanding 1st Division.

Military career[edit]

Educated at Gresham's School and the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Gregson was commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1925 and saw active service in the Second World War in the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel being mentioned in despatches twice and receiving the MC, the DSO & Bar and the Croix de Guerre.[1] Promoted to Brigadier in 1950, he served in the Korean War and was appointed CBE in 1953.[1] He was made General Officer Commanding 1st Division in 1956 and Regional Director of Civil Defence for the UK's Eastern Region in 1960 before retiring in 1968.[1]

He married Oriel Leonie Lucas-Scudamore.[2]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c GREGSON, Major-General Guy Patrick in Who Was Who 1897–2006 online, retrieved 22 August 2007
  2. ^ The Peerage.com
Military offices
Preceded by
Rodney Moore
General Officer Commanding the 1st Division
1956–1959
Succeeded by
Reginald Hobbs