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Andrew Figgures

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Years of service  1970 - 2009
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Rank  Lieutenant-general
Name  Andrew Figgures
Service/branch  British Army

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Awards  Order of the Bath, Order of the British Empire

Battles and wars  Bosnian War, Iraq War
Battles/wars  Bosnian War Iraq War

Lieutenant General Andrew Collingwood Figgures CB CBE FREng (born 13 November 1950) is a former Master-General of the Ordnance.

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Military career

Educated at Loughborough Grammar School, Welbeck College and St Catharine's College, Cambridge, Figgures was commissioned into the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in 1970.

In 1995 he was appointed Commander of Equipment Support at HQ Land Command from where he was deployed to Bosnia for which he was awarded the CBE.

In 1998 he went to the Royal College of Defence Studies and was then appointed Director of Operational Requirements (Land). In 2000 he was appointed as Capability Manager for Manoeuvres and then in September 2003 he was deployed to Iraq as Senior British Military Representative and Deputy Commanding General, Multinational Force, Iraq. In 2004 he became Technical Director at the Defence Procurement Agency and Master-General of the Ordnance. Then in 2006 he became Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Equipment Capability). He retired in October 2009.

In March 2010 he became Chief Executive of the British Transport Police Authority.

References

Andrew Figgures Wikipedia


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