General Sir J N R Moore GCVO KCB CBE DSO


James Newton Rodney Moore was born in 1905 and educated at Harrow. After Sandhurst he was commissioned into the Grenadier Guards in 1925. In WW2 he was a staff officer in the Guards Armoured Division and in 1944 was appointed CO of the 2nd Armoured Battalion in the 5th Guards Armoured Brigade, XXX Corps. The photo is of Major-General Moore in 1957, published in the Household Brigade Magazine.

1945 Commanded 8th Brigade in Germany and Palestine
1948 Chief of Staff London District
1950 Attended Imperial Defence College
1951 DAG Army of the Rhine
1953 Chief of Staff Allied Forces Northern Europe
1955 GOC 1st Division Middle East
1955 Command of 10th Armoured Division
1957 Major-General commanding Household Brigade
1957 GOC London District
1959 Chief of Armed Forces Staff, Malaya
1964 Defence Services Secretary
1966 Retired
1966 Gentleman Usher to Royal Household 1 Nov 66 - 9 Jun 75
1985 Died


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by Stephen Luscombe