John Sutherell

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John Sutherell
Born 23 October 1947
Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Years of service 1968 - 2002
Rank Major-General
Commands held 1st Bn Royal Anglian Regiment
8th Infantry Brigade
Royal Military College of Science
Battles/wars Operation Banner
Awards Companion of the Order of the Bath
Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Major-General John Christopher Blake Sutherell CB CBE DL (born 23 October 1947) is a former British Army officer who became Commandant of the Royal Military College of Science.

Military career[edit]

Educated at Christ's Hospital and the Durham University, Sutherell was commissioned into the Royal Anglian Regiment in 1968.[1] He was made Commanding Officer of 1st Bn Royal Anglian Regiment in 1987 and became Commander of 8th Infantry Brigade in Northern Ireland in 1990.[1] He went on to be Deputy Military Secretary in 1994,[1] Director Special Forces in 1996[2] and Commandant of the Royal Military College of Science in 1999 before retiring in 2002.[1]

In retirement he has become General Secretary of the Officers' Association.[3] He is also a Deputy Lieutenant of Suffolk.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Debrett's People of Today
  2. ^ "Army Commands" (PDF). 26 July 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. 
  3. ^ Officers' Association Archived 28 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Suffolk County Council Archived 8 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
Military offices
Preceded by
Cedric Delves
Director Special Forces
1996–1999
Succeeded by
John Holmes