Liardet, Henry Maughan ('Bill'), 1906-1996, Major General

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Liardet, Henry Maughan ('Bill'), 1906-1996, Major General

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Born in 1906; son of Major General Sir Claude Francis Liardet; educated at Bedford College; commissioned into Territorial Army, 1924; regular commission, Royal Tank Corps, 1927; served in India and Egypt, 1927-1938; Staff College, Camberley, 1939; served in War Office 1939-1941; commanded 6 Royal Tank Regiment, 1942-1944; General Staff Officer 1, 10 Armoured Division, El Alamein, 1942; Commander, 1 Armoured Replacement Group, 1944; Second in Command, 25 Tank Brigade (later Assault Brigade), 1944-1945; Commander, 25 Armoured Engineer Brigade, Apr-Sep 1945; Assistant Adjutant & Quartermaster General 1945-1946; Colonel in Command of Administration, 1946; served with 1 Armoured Division, Palestine, 1947; Brigadier, Royal Armoured Corps, Middle East Land Forces, 1947-1949; Commander, 8 Royal Tank Regiment, 1949-1950; Deputy Director of Manpower Planning, War Office, 1950-1952; Commander, 23 Armoured Brigade, 1953-1954; Imperial Defence College, 1955; Chief of Staff, British Joint Services Mission (Army Staff), Washington DC, USA, 1956-1958; Aide de Camp to the Queen, 1956-1958; Director General of Fighting Vehicles, War Office, 1958-1961; Deputy Master General of the Ordnance, War Office, 1961-1964; retired, 1964; Colonel Commandant, Royal Tank Regiment, 1961-1967; died 1996.

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