John Slim
John Robertson

John Slim

John Douglas Slim
born 20.7.1927 Quetta,India
son of William,1st Viscount Slim (created 1960) and Aileen (nee Robertson) Slim
succeeded to title 1970
attended Rashtriya Indian Military College,Dehradun
6th Gurkha Rifles 1945 (2Lt)
1 Bn Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1948 (Lt)
served in Korean War
Malayan Scouts and 22 SAS (D Sq) 1952-54 (Cap)
Staff,Australia 1954-57
22 SAS (C.O. A Sq) April 1957-58 (Maj)
Staff College and Brigade Major a T.A. Brigade 1961-64
22 SAS (2IC) January 1965-66 (Maj)
GSO2 HQME 1966-67
22 SAS (C.O.) June 1967-70 (LtCol)
GSO1 (Special Forces) HQ UK Land Forces 1970-72
retired October 1972
award O.B.E. 1973
married Elizabeth Joan Spinney 1958 (1934-2018) (3 children Mark,Hugo and Mary Ann)
died 12.1.2019
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