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Order of the British Empire
Operation Banner, Bosnian War
David McDowall Wikipedia
Major-General David McDowall CBE (born 16 August 1954) is a former British Army officer who commanded 2nd Division.
McDowall joined the British Army as a private in the Royal Corps of Signals at the age of 18. He was commissioned into the Corps in 1981 and later commanded a squadron in operations in Northern Ireland and a regiment in operations during the Bosnian War. He went on to be Commander 1st Signal Brigade and then Signal Officer-in-Chief before being appointed General Officer Commanding 2nd Division and Governor of Edinburgh Castle in 2007 and retiring in 2009.
He has served as a member of the Government's Panel on Fair Access to the Professions and military advisor to the First Minister of Scotland.
He is married to Valerie; they have two sons and a daughter.