BROWN, Christopher Charles

Rank: 
Lieutenant General
Unit/Base: 
'29 Commando Regiment RA'
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Number: 
497571
Captain Christopher Brown, 29 Commando Regiment RA, was a Naval Gunfire Spotter attached to Special Forces during the Falklands War. He received a Mention in despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service between 25 April to 15 June 1982 [1] [2].
  • 30 Sept 1987 promoted Major [3].
  • 30 June 1997 (Lieutenant Colonel) promoted Colonel [4].
  • 31 December 1999 (Colonel) appointed C.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of services in, or in support of, operations in Kosovo and Macedonia between January and June 1999 [5].
  • 1 November 2004 (Major General) appointed Colonel Commandant Royal Regiment of Artillery [6].
  • 19 July 2007 (Major General) received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1 October 2006 to 31 March 2007 [7].
  • 1 August 2007 appointed General Officer Commanding Northern Ireland [8].
  • 4 March 2009 appointed Deputy Commanding General Multi National Force-Iraq and Senior British Military Representative (Iraq) and is granted the substantive rank of Lieutenant General with seniority of the same date [9].
  • 1 September 2009 (Lieutenant General) appointed Iraq Compendium Study Team leader [10].
Sources
[1] London Gazette 49134, page 12852.
[2] National Archives file WO373/188/286.
[3] London Gazette 51080, page 12384.
[4] London Gazette 54820, page 7550.
[5] London Gazette 55711, page 42.
[6] London Gazette 57521, page 16355.
[7] London Gazette 58396, page 10412.
[8] London Gazette 58444, page 13136.
[9] London Gazette 59002, page 4270.
[10] London Gazette 59177, page 15384.
 

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