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Name  James Bashall
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch  British Army
Rank  Lieutenant-general
Education  Marlborough College

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Commands held  2nd Bn The Parachute Regiment 1st Mechanized Brigade 1st (UK) Armoured Division
Battles/wars  War in Afghanistan War in Iraq
Awards  Order of the British Empire
Battles and wars  War in Afghanistan, Iraq War

Lieutenant General James Ian Bashall CBE is a senior British Army officer who is Commander Home Command.

James Bashall A new painting marks Armys relationship with Scotland over last 100

Military career

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Educated at Marlborough College, Bashall was commissioned in to the Parachute Regiment in 1984. By 2002 he had become Commanding Officer of the 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment serving in Afghanistan.

James Bashall Commander who led SAS rescue is hero of Iraq war London Evening

He commanded 1st Mechanized Brigade based in Basra in Southern Iraq during Operation Telic in 2007. He was appointed Director Army Division of the Defence Academy at Shrivenham in January 2009 and went on to be Chief of Joint Force Operations in December 2009: in this capacity he masterminded the covert Special Air Service rescue operations across war-torn Libya in early 2011. He became General Officer Commanding 1st (UK) Armoured Division in April 2011, Chief of Staff, Operations at the Permanent Joint Headquarters, Northwood in August 2012 and Commander Personnel and Support Command in June 2015 (his role was re-designated Commander Home Command in May 2016).


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James Bashall Lieutenant General James Bashall CBE visits Gurkha Welfare Advice

References

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