Green, Henry James Lindsay, 1911-1986, Brigadier

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Green, Henry James Lindsay, 1911-1986, Brigadier

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Born, 1911; educated at Harrow and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst; commissioned into the Coldstream Guards, 1932; service in Aldershot, Hampshire, and on public duties in London, 1932-1939; Lt, 1935; served in World War Two, 1939-1945; service with British Expeditionary Force (BEF), Belgium and France, 1939-1940; temporary Capt, 1939-1940; Capt, 1940; General Staff Officer 3, Southern Command, UK, 1941; acting Maj, 1941-1942; Bde Maj, 136 Infantry Bde, 1941-1942; Headquarters, 24 Guards Independent Infantry Bde, North Africa, 1942-1943; temporary Maj, 1942-1946; served in North Africa and Italy, 1943-1945; Military Assistant to Lt Gen Sir Archibald (Edward) Nye, Vice Chief of the Imperial General Staff, War Office, 1945; Maj, 1946; Military Assistant to FM Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff, Jan-Sep 1946; General Staff Officer 2, Offices of the Cabinet, Sep-Dec 1946; General Staff Officer 2, Ministry of Defence, 1947; retired to Reserve of Officers, 1947; racing commentator for BBC, 1948-1954; restored to Active List, 1949; temporary Lt Col, 1951-1954; General Staff Officer 1, Specially Employed, 1951-1954; Lt Col, 1955; Commanding Officer, 2 Bn, Coldstream Guards, 1955-1958; Col, 1958; temporary Brig, 1958; commanded 1 Federal Infantry Bde, Malaya, 1958-1961; awarded CBE, 1961; Chief of Staff, Headquarters London District, 1961-1964; Brig, 1962; retired, 1964; appointed Director of Security for the Turf Authorities, 1964; Justice of the Peace, West Sussex, 1967; Director of Apprentice School, 1969-1983; retired, 1977; Hon Member of Jockey Club, 1977; President of Jockey's Valets Association, 1977; Director, Paul Kelleways (Bloodstock Agency), 1978; died, 1986.

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