|Born||12 May 1881|
|Died||1 April 1948 (aged 66)|
|Years of service||1900–1940|
|Unit||Royal Welsh Fusiliers|
|Commands held||1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment
5th Infantry Brigade
44th (Home Counties) Infantry Division
|Battles/wars||World War I
World War II
|Awards||Companion of the Order of the Bath
Distinguished Service Order
Major General John Randle Minshull-Ford CB DSO MC (12 May 1881 – 1 April 1948) was a senior British Army officer who briefly served as Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey before the German Occupation in 1940.
Educated at Twyford School, Minshull-Ford was commissioned into the Royal Welch Fusiliers in 1900. He served in World War I as Commander of the 1st Bn of his regiment in the British Expeditionary Force and was wounded at the Battle of Neuve Chapelle in March 1915. He continued his war service as a Brigade Commander in the Home Forces and then in France from 1916.
After the War he was briefly a Brigade Commander in the British Army of the Rhine and then served as Commanding Officer of 1 Bn South Staffordshire Regiment from 1925. He was appointed Commander of 5th Infantry Brigade at Aldershot Command in 1930 and General Officer Commanding 44th (Home Counties) Infantry Division in 1934 before retiring in 1938.
|GOC 44th (Home Counties) Infantry Division
|Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey
7 June 1940–20 June 1940