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Andrew Farquhar

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Years of service  1973 - 2008
Battles and wars  Iraq War
Battles/wars  Iraq War
Service/branch  British Army

Name  Andrew Farquhar
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Rank  Major-general
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Commands held  1st Bn the Green Howards 15th Infantry Brigade 5th Infantry Division
Awards  Order of the British Empire

Education  University of Sheffield

Major-General Andrew Peter Farquhar, CBE, DL (born 25 September 1953) is a former British Army officer who commanded 5th Division.


Military career

Educated at Pocklington School, the University of Sheffield and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Farquhar was commissioned into the Green Howards in 1973. He became Commanding Officer of 1st Bn the Green Howards in 1994. He was appointed Commander of 15th Infantry Brigade in 2000, Deputy Commanding General of the Multi-National Force – Iraq in 2004 and General Officer Commanding 5th Division in 2005 before retiring in 2008.

Civic and charitable role

In retirement he became a management consultant. He is also a Deputy Lieutenant of Staffordshire. He is a board member of the Snowdon Trust, founded by the Earl of Snowdon, which provides grants and scholarships for students with disabilities.


Andrew Farquhar Wikipedia

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