Born Colchester. Fought in both world wars. Chief of the Imperial General Staff 1955–8. Chief military adviser during the Suez Crisis. Colonel of the Royal Horse Guards from 1963 and Colonel of the Blues and Royals from 1969. Died Chelsea.
Person | Male Born 11/9/1898 Died 25/10/1979
Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer
A lieutenant in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. On 9/10th May 1918 at Ostend, Belgium, he volunteered for rescue work and was following HMS Vindictive to the harbour when a shell burst on board ...