John Dunt

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Sir John Dunt
Born (1944-08-14) August 14, 1944 (age 75)
AllegianceUnited Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service1963 - 2000
RankVice Admiral
Commands heldHMS Defiance
AwardsKnight Commander of the Order of the Bath

Vice Admiral Sir John Hugh Dunt KCB (born 14 August 1944) is a former Royal Navy officer who ended his naval career as Chief of Fleet Support.

Naval career[edit]

Educated at Duke of York School in Nairobi, Dunt joined the Royal Navy as a cadet at the Britannia Royal Naval College in 1963.[1] He was given command of the maintenance base HMS Defiance in 1989.[1] He became Director of Defence Systems at the Ministry of Defence in 1991, Director General of Fleet Support (Operations & Plans) in 1993 and Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Systems) in 1995.[1] He went on to be Chief of Fleet Support in 1997 before he retired in 2000.[1]

In retirement he became Chairman of the Armed Forces Memorial Trust, the body responsible for building and managing the Armed Forces Memorial in Staffordshire[2][3] and chairman of the board of governors for The Royal Star and Garter Homes, a charity offering nursing and therapeutic care to ex-Service men and women.[4] He lives in Liss in Hampshire.[5]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Who's Who 2010, A & C Black, 2010, ISBN 978-1-408-11414-8
  2. ^ Children begin construction of Armed Services Memorial Defence News, 7 August 2006
  3. ^ Foundation stone laid for the Armed Forces Memorial Archived 13 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine Defence News, 24 January 2007
  4. ^ Facts & Figures Archived 28 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine The Royal Star and Garter Homes
  5. ^ Remembering the fallen in Cyprus Daily Telegraph, 22 April 2009
Military offices
Preceded by
Malcolm Rutherford
Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Systems)
1995–1997
Succeeded by
Sir Edmund Burton
Preceded by
Sir Toby Frere
Chief of Fleet Support
1997-2000
Succeeded by
Brian Perowne