Scott Grant

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Sir Scott Grant
Born (1944-09-28) 28 September 1944 (age 74)
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branchFlag of the British Army.svg British Army
Years of service1965–2000
RankLieutenant-General
Commands heldUK Support Command (Germany)
AwardsKnight Commander of the Order of the Bath

Lieutenant General Sir Scott Carnegie Grant KCB (born 28 September 1944) is a former Quartermaster-General to the Forces.

Military career[edit]

Educated at The King's School, Pontefract, the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and Clare College, Cambridge, Scott Grant was commissioned into the Corps of Royal Engineers in 1965.[1] He became Director-General Training & Doctrine for the Army in 1991,[2] Team Leader for the Command Structure Review in 1993[3] and General Officer Commanding UK Support Command (Germany) in 1994.[4] In 1996 he became Commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies[5] and in 1998 he was appointed Quartermaster-General to the Forces.[6] He was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath in the 1999 New Year Honours[7] and then retired in 2000.[8]

He was also Chief Royal Engineer,[9] Colonel of the Queen's Lancashire Regiment[10] and Colonel Commandant of The King's Division[11] and the Royal Engineers.[12]

In retirement he was appointed Director of Customer Support for Thales Defence.[13]

Personal life[edit]

He married in 1973 and has a son and a daughter.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. 43768". The London Gazette (Supplement). 17 September 1965. p. 8891.
  2. ^ "No. 52653". The London Gazette (Supplement). 9 September 1991. p. 13738.
  3. ^ "No. 53271". The London Gazette (Supplement). 8 April 1993. p. 6483.
  4. ^ "No. 53587". The London Gazette (Supplement). 4 February 1994. p. 2316.
  5. ^ "No. 54265". The London Gazette (Supplement). 29 December 1995. p. 61.
  6. ^ "No. 55240". The London Gazette (Supplement). 1 September 1998. p. 9457.
  7. ^ "No. 55354". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 1998. p. 2.
  8. ^ "No. 55866". The London Gazette (Supplement). 6 June 2000. p. 6153.
  9. ^ "No. 55481". The London Gazette (Supplement). 10 May 1999. p. 5195.
  10. ^ "No. 53164". The London Gazette (Supplement). 4 January 1993. p. 102.
  11. ^ "No. 54694". The London Gazette (Supplement). 3 March 1997. p. 2674.
  12. ^ "No. 54918". The London Gazette (Supplement). 13 October 1997. p. 11544.
  13. ^ General joins Thales Defence Jane's Defence Industry, 2001
Military offices
Preceded by
New Post
(Replaced post of C-in-C BAOR)
GOC United Kingdom Support Command (Germany)
1994–1995
Succeeded by
Christopher Drewry
Preceded by
Sir Timothy Garden
Commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies
1996–1998
Succeeded by
J H S McAnally
Preceded by
Sir Samuel Cowan
Quartermaster-General to the Forces
1998–2000
Succeeded by
David Judd
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Sir John Stibbon
Chief Royal Engineer
1999–2004
Succeeded by
Sir Kevin O'Donoghue