John Wilfred Stanier

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Field Marshal Sir John Wilfred Stanier, (6 October 1925 – 10 November 2007) was a senior British Army officer who was Chief of the General Staff from 1982 to 1985.wikipedia
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Field marshal (United Kingdom)

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Field Marshal Sir John Wilfred Stanier, (6 October 1925 – 10 November 2007) was a senior British Army officer who was Chief of the General Staff from 1982 to 1985.

Commander-in-Chief, Land Forces

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Promoted to full general on 1 January 1981, he was made Commander-in-Chief, UK Land Forces in April 1981.
General Sir John Stanier 1981–1982

List of senior officers of the British Army

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He was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath in the Queen's Birthday Honours 1978, and became [[List of senior officers of the British Army#Vice Chiefs of the Imperial General Staff|Vice Chief of the Imperial General Staff]] with the rank of lieutenant general on 1 June 1978.
Lieutenant-General Sir John Stanier 1978–1980

Staff College, Camberley

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He was promoted to captain on 6 October 1952 and became an instructor at the Mons Officer Cadet School in Aldershot in April 1954, before attending the Staff College, Camberley in 1957.
1975–1978 Major-General John Stanier

20th Armoured Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

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He joined the staff of the Imperial Defence College in December 1968, and was then promoted two ranks to brigadier on 31 December 1969 and took command of 20th Armoured Brigade in the British Army of the Rhine in January 1970.
1969–1970 Brigadier John Stanier

1st (United Kingdom) Division

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After serving as the Army's director of public relations in London from 1971, he was appointed General Officer Commanding 1st Armoured Division on 3 November 1973 with the substantive rank of major general from 21 January 1974.
1973–1975 Major-General John Stanier

Aide-de-camp general

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He became ADC General to the Queen from 7 April 1981, was advanced to Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath in the Queen's Birthday Honours 1982 and became Chief of the General Staff on 1 August 1982.

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

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He was also Colonel of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards from 18 January 1979 to 6 May 1984, and Colonel Commandant of the Royal Armoured Corps from 1 April 1982 to 1 August 1985.
1979–1984: F.M. Sir John Wilfred Stanier, GCB, MBE

Constable of the Tower

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He was Constable of the Tower of London from 1990 to 1996.

1978 Birthday Honours

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Lieutenant General John Wilfred Stanier, MBE, (365443) late The Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons).

Deaths in November 2007

Sir John Stanier, 82, British Army field marshal, retired Chief of the General Staff.

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Field Marshal John Wilfred Stanier (1925–2007), Chief of the General Staff (United Kingdom), 1982–1985

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Field Marshal John Wilfred Stanier (1925–2007), head of the British Army

1982 Birthday Honours

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General Sir John Stanier, K.C.B., M.B.E., A.D.C. Gen., Colonel Commandant Royal Armoured Corps, Colonel The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys).

List of Old Marlburians

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John Wilfred Stanier, Field Marshal

1961 New Year Honours

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Major John Wilfred Stanier (365443), The Queen's Own Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps.

British Army

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Field Marshal Sir John Wilfred Stanier, (6 October 1925 – 10 November 2007) was a senior British Army officer who was Chief of the General Staff from 1982 to 1985.

Chief of the General Staff (United Kingdom)

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Field Marshal Sir John Wilfred Stanier, (6 October 1925 – 10 November 2007) was a senior British Army officer who was Chief of the General Staff from 1982 to 1985. He became ADC General to the Queen from 7 April 1981, was advanced to Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath in the Queen's Birthday Honours 1982 and became Chief of the General Staff on 1 August 1982.

World War II

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He was the first person after the Second World War to become the professional head of the British Army without having seen active service in that war or any subsequent campaign.

World War II

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He was the first person after the Second World War to become the professional head of the British Army without having seen active service in that war or any subsequent campaign.

World War II

Second World WarwarWWII
He was the first person after the Second World War to become the professional head of the British Army without having seen active service in that war or any subsequent campaign.

World War II

Second World WarwarWWII
He was the first person after the Second World War to become the professional head of the British Army without having seen active service in that war or any subsequent campaign.

World War II

Second World WarwarWWII
He was the first person after the Second World War to become the professional head of the British Army without having seen active service in that war or any subsequent campaign.

World War II

Second World WarwarWWII
He was the first person after the Second World War to become the professional head of the British Army without having seen active service in that war or any subsequent campaign.