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Hamish Rollo

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Allegiance  United Kingdom
Education  Radley College
Years of service  1973 - 2009
Rank  Major-general
Name  Hamish Rollo
Service/branch  British Army
Died  2009

Hamish Rollo Maj General Hamish Rollo 2009 Find A Grave Memorial
Commands held  22 Engineer Regiment 19th Mechanized Brigade Theatre Troops
Battles/wars  Gulf War Bosnian War Kosovo War
Awards  Order of the British Empire
Battles and wars  Gulf War, Bosnian War, Kosovo War

Major-General (Norman) Hamish Rollo CBE (21 May 1955 - 26 March 2009) was a British Army officer who became General Officer Commanding, Theatre Troops.

Military career

Educated at Radley College and the Royal Military College of Science at Shrivenham, Rollo was commissioned into the Royal Engineers in 1973. He served in the Gulf War in 1990 before becoming commanding officer of 22 Engineer Regiment in January 1995 in which role he was deployed to Bosnia with IFOR. He went on to be Chief of Staff at Headquarters 3rd Mechanised Division in January 1997 and returned to Bosnia before being deployed to Kosovo. He became commander of 19th Mechanized Brigade in April 2000, commander of the Multi-National Brigade (Centre) in Kosovo in 2001 and Assistant Chief of Staff Crisis and Deliberate Planning at Permanent Joint Headquarters in Northwood in December 2001. He went on to be Assistant Commandant (Land) at the Joint Services Command and Staff College in November 2003 and General Officer Commanding, Theatre Troops in November 2006. He died of natural causes on 26 March 2009 and was buried at Tidworth Military Cemetery.


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