22 SAS Holmes, John Taylor

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Holmes

  • FORENAME
John Taylor

  • UNIT

  • RANK
Captain - Brigadier

  • NUMBER
    489540

  • AWARD
Distinguished Service Order,Officer of the British Empire

  • PLACE
    Gulf War 1990-91 (OBE)

  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 22.6.1949
educated Mill Hill School,London
graduated RMC Sandhurst
commissioned 1 Bn Scots Guards 1970
awarded M.C. 1972 (2Lt) (N.Ireland)
22 SAS (G Squadron) (Captain) 1974-78
1 Bn Scots Guards 1978
Army Staff College,Camberley
22 SAS (G Squadron) (Major)
Special Ops Liaison Officer,British Embassy,Washington,D.C.
Special Forces Policy Desk,Ministry of Defence
C.O. 22 SAS 1989-1992 (LtCol)
graduated Military Higher Command and Staff Course
G.O.C.,Parachute Brigade (3 years) (Brigadier)
Supreme Allied Command Europe,Belgium (SACEUR)
Director of Special Forces 1999-2001 (Brigadier)
G.O.C.,4th Division 2001-2002 (Major General)
early retirement 2002
worked for Inkerman (security and risk management company)
Director of Erinys International (security group)
Group Chief Executive,Titon International UK
Senior Principal,C 13 Associates Ltd (London security group)
 
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