|Sir Robin Ross|
|Born||28 November 1939|
|Years of service||1957–96|
|Commands held||Commandant General Royal Marines
3 Commando Brigade
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Educated at Wellington College and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Ross joined the Royal Marines in 1957. He became Commanding Officer of 40 Commando in 1979, Commander of 3 Commando Brigade in 1986 and Commander, Training and Reserves in 1988. He was appointed Commander, Commando Forces in 1990 in which capacity he led an Anglo-Dutch Force which took part in a humanitarian operation to protect the Kurdish people in Northern Iraq in 1991, before becoming Commandant General Royal Marines in 1994. He retired in 1996.
Upon retirement he became President of SSAFA Forces Help, a member of the International Investment Council of South Africa and a Churchwarden of St John the Baptish Church at Berwick St John in Wiltshire.
In 1965 he married Sara Curtis; they had one son and one daughter.
Sir Henry Beverley
|Commandant General Royal Marines