Timothy Toyne Sewell

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Timothy Toyne Sewell
Born7 July 1941
AllegianceUnited Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branchFlag of the British Army.svg British Army
Years of service1961 - 1994
Commands heldKing's Own Scottish Borderers
19th Infantry Brigade
RMA Sandhurst

Major-General Timothy Patrick Toyne Sewell DL (born 7 July 1941) is a former British Army officer who became Commandant of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Military career[edit]

Educated at Bedford School and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Toyne Sewell was commissioned into the King's Own Scottish Borderers in 1961.[1] He was appointed Commanding Officer of 1st Bn King's Own Scottish Borderers in 1981, Chief of Staff for British Forces in the Falkland Islands 1983 and Commander 19th Infantry Brigade in 1985.[1] He went on to be Commander of the British Military Advisory and Training Team in Zimbabwe in 1989 and Commandant of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 1991 before resigning in 1994.[2]

In retirement he became Director of Goodenough College in London and then Chairman of UWC.[3] He is a Deputy Lieutenant of London.[4]


He was married in 1965; they have one son and one daughter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Debrett's People of Today 1994
  2. ^ Thomas More Institute
  3. ^ International Board Members Archived 3 December 2009 at Archive.today UWC.
  4. ^ Catalyst Investment Archived 29 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine
Military offices
Preceded by
Peter Graham
Commandant of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
Succeeded by
Hew Pike