Scott Grant

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Sir Scott Grant
Born (1944-09-28) 28 September 1944 (age 75)
AllegianceUnited Kingdom
Service/branchBritish Army
Years of service1965–2000
RankLieutenant General
Commands heldRoyal College of Defence Studies
UK 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 British Army officer who served as Quartermaster-General to the Forces from 1998 to 2000.

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 retired in 2000.[8]

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

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

Personal life[edit]

Grant 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
New command
(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
John 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