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Major General George Michael Geoffrey SWINDELLS CB
(1930 - 2015)
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 bd.  15 Jan 1930; Bollington, Cheshire UK
 dd.  13 Oct 2015, age 85; Elba
 edu.  Rugby School
 occ.  Military career with a short time after National Service spent in the cotton mill business at Bollington
 mil.  1948-50 National Service
1949 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards, then stationed in Germany
1951 rejoined; for Korean conflict
Lieutenant commanding a troop of four tanks
1954-57 Adjutant of the Cheshire Yeomanry
1960 Staff college
Brigade Major 7th Armoured Brigade, in Germany
1969 Commanded the 9th/12th Royal Lancers
Commanded 11th Armoured Brigade
1980-82 Major General, served as Chief of the Joint Services Liaison Organisation
1985 Retired
1987-98 Controller of the Army Benevolent Fund
1990-95 Colonel of the 9th/12th Lancers
1991-96 National Chairman of the British Limbless Ex-Service Men's Association
1998- President, Swindon Branch, British Korean Veterans Association
 res.  Wilcot, Wiltshire, UK


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Notes for George Michael Geoffrey SWINDELLS CB

Daily Telegraph: Obituary.
British Korean Veterans Association: Michael Swindells, history

Family record last updated: 14 Oct 2018

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