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James Chiswell

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Years of service  1983-
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch  British Army
Rank  Major-general
Name  James Chiswell

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Commands held  2nd Bn Parachute Regiment16 Air Assault Brigade1st (UK) Armoured Division
Battles/wars  Sierra Leone Civil WarWar in AfghanistanWar in Iraq
Awards  Order of the British Empire, Military Cross
Battles and wars  Sierra Leone Civil War, War in Afghanistan, Iraq War

Major-General James Robert Chiswell CBE, MC (born 29 March 1964) is a British Army officer.

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Military career

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Educated at Allhallows College and King's College London, Chiswell was commissioned into the Parachute Regiment in 1983. He took part in Operation Barras in Sierra Leone in September 2000 and was awarded the Military Cross.

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He became Commanding officer of 2nd Bn Parachute Regiment in 2004 and led his battalion in Iraq. He was then sent to Permanent Joint Headquarters, Northwood as Assistant Chief of Staff with responsibility for current operations. He went on to be Liaison Officer to the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Washington, D.C. in 2008 and Commander of 16 Air Assault Brigade in December 2008 seeing service as Commander Task Force Helmand when the brigade was deployed to Afghanistan in October 2010. He became General Officer Commanding 1st Armoured Division in October 2012 and Director Special Forces in 2015.

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