CHICKEN, Simon Timothy

Major General
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
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Captain Simon Chicken was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st October 1994 to 31st March 1995 [1].
  • 2001 (Lieutenant Colonel) Commanding Officer 45 Commando Group [2].
  • 29 April 2003 (Colonel) appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan in 2002 [3].
  • 1 November 2011 (Brigadier) promoted to Major General [4].
  • 7 December 2013 to retired list [5].
[1] London Gazette Supp. 54212, page 15367.
[2] Globe and Laurel May-June 2001 edition.
[3] London Gazette Supp. 56920, page 5273.
[4] London Gazette Supp. 59967, page 21833.
[5] London Gazette Supp. 60759, page 1159.

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