List of female British general, flag and air officers

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The following is a list of women who have reached general, flag or air officer rank in the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force. Though traditionally not considered flag or general officers by the United Kingdom, those who have reached the rank of commodore or brigadier are included in this list.

Using the star rating, the following are equivalent ranks:

Royal Navy[edit]

Name Rank Date of promotion Active/retired
Carolyn Stait Commodore 22 June 2004[1] Retired
Inga Kennedy Commodore 9 February 2015[2] Active
Eleanor L. Ablett Commodore 28 August 2018[3] Active
Fleur T. Marshall Surgeon Commodore 26 February 2019[4] Active

British Army[edit]

Name Rank Date of promotion Active/retired
Susan Ridge Major General 20 September 2015[5] Active
Sharon Nesmith Major General 14 March 2019[6] Active
Fiona H. Gardner Brigadier 30 June 2015[7] Active
Sara L. Sharkey Brigadier 30 June 2015[8] Active
Anna Clare Luedicke Brigadier 30 June 2017[9] Active
Vivian Wendy Buck Brigadier 30 June 2019[10] Active
Janice A. Cook Brigadier 30 June 2019[11] Active
Anna-Lee Reilly Brigadier 30 June 2019[12][13] Active

Royal Air Force[edit]

Name Rank Date of promotion Active/retired
Sue Gray Air Marshal 29 March 2019[14] Active
Elaine West Air Vice-Marshal 1 August 2013[15] Active
Christina Elliot Air Vice-Marshal July 2016[16] Active
Alison Mardell Air Vice-Marshal 29 April 2017[17] Retired
Tamara Jennings Air Vice-Marshal 29 September 2018[18] Active
Barbara Cooper Air Commodore 1 January 2008[19] Retired
Dawn McCafferty Air Commodore 17 August 2012[20] Active
Claire S. Walton Air Commodore 13 June 2016[21] Active
Suzanne N. Perkins Air Commodore 21 August 2017[22] Active
Catherine C. Coton Air Commodore 4 September 2017[23] Active
Wendy Rothery Air Commodore 2 April 2018[24] Active

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "No. 61144". The London Gazette (Supplement). 16 February 2015. p. 2726.
  3. ^ "No. 62433". The London Gazette (Supplement). 8 October 2018. p. 18040.
  4. ^ "No. 62648". The London Gazette (Supplement). 20 May 2019. p. 9041.
  5. ^ "No. 61372". The London Gazette (Supplement). 5 October 2015. p. 18566.
  6. ^ "No. 62610". The London Gazette (Supplement). 9 April 2019. p. 6432.
  7. ^ "No. 61280". The London Gazette (Supplement). 29 June 2015. p. 11900.
  8. ^ "No. 62194". The London Gazette (Supplement). 4 July 2017. p. 3158.
  9. ^ "No. 61280". The London Gazette (Supplement). 6 February 2018. p. 11900.
  10. ^ "No. 62700". The London Gazette (Supplement). 2 July 2019. p. 11670.
  11. ^ "No. 62700". The London Gazette (Supplement). 2 July 2019. p. 11670.
  12. ^ "No. 62700". The London Gazette (Supplement). 2 July 2019. p. 11670.
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  14. ^ "No. 62617". The London Gazette (Supplement). 15 April 2019. p. 6979.
  15. ^ "No. 60643". The London Gazette (Supplement). 1 October 2013. p. 19286.
  16. ^ "Chief of Staff Personnel and Air Secretary". Royal Air Force. High Wycombe. 10 July 2019. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  17. ^ "No. 61923". The London Gazette (Supplement). 9 May 2017. p. 9504.
  18. ^ "RAF Senior Appointments". Royal Air Force. High Wycombe. 10 July 2018. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  19. ^ "Officer Promotions - 1 Jan 2008". Royal Air Force. 1 January 2008. Archived from the original on 18 April 2009. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  20. ^ "Dawn is New Commandant".
  21. ^ "No. 61636". The London Gazette (Supplement). 4 July 2016. p. 14549.
  22. ^ "RAF Senior Appointments". Royal Air Force. High Wycombe. 12 April 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  23. ^ "No. 62076". The London Gazette (Supplement). 10 October 2017. p. 18755.
  24. ^ "RAF Senior Appointments". Royal Air Force. High Wycombe. 23 November 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2019.