Angus Ramsay

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Angus Ramsay
Born1946 (age 7576)
AllegianceUnited Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
Years of service1964–2000
Rank Major General
Commands held British Forces Cyprus (1998–2000)
Multi-National Division (South-West) (1997)
Ulster Defence Regiment (1990–1992)
Battles/wars The Troubles
Dhofar Rebellion
Bosnian War
Awards Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Distinguished Service Order
Spouse(s)Victoria Clare Lanyon

Major General Angus Iain Ramsay, CBE , DSO (born 1946) is a former British Army officer who served as Commander British Forces Cyprus from 1998 to 2000.

Military career

Ramsay was commissioned into the Royal Highland Fusiliers in 1964. [1] He commanded a rifle company of the Sultan of Oman's Armed Forces during the Dhofar Rebellion and became commanding officer of the Ulster Defence Regiment in 1990 during the Troubles. [2] He went on to become Chief of Staff at the Sovereign Base Areas in Cyprus in 1992, chief of Staff of the United Nations Force in Bosnia in 1993 and Commander of the Multi-National Division (South-West) in Bosnia in 1997 before becoming Commander of British Forces Cyprus and Administrator of the Sovereign Base Areas in 1998. [1] He retired in 2000. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 New commander for British Bases Cypus Mail, January 1998
  2. Army Commands Archived 5 July 2015 at the Wayback Machine
  3. Whitaker's Almanack 2001
Military offices
Preceded by Commander Multi-National Division (South-West), Bosnia
May–November 1997
Succeeded by
Preceded by Commander British Forces Cyprus
1998–2000
Succeeded by