Lieutenant Colonel K F D Gattie DSO MC DL

(South Wales Borderers)

Commanded the 1st Bn. The Queen’s Royal Regiment from 4th December 1937 to July 1938

He was Adjutant of 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment 1914-1915 and Brigade Major 75th Infantry Brigade 1916,

A Captain in the South Wales Borderers (1917), he was awarded the DSO, on the General Staff at GHQ (1918),

Ss Brigade Major with the British Army on the Rhine (1919), he saw service in India (1919-1922, and 1924), with time at Camberley (1923) as a General Staff Officer, War Office (1924), Brevet Major (1926), Brigade Major, Rhine Army (1927), as an Instructor in Tactics at the School of Artillery (1929), DAA and Quartermaster General (QMG), Highland Area (1931), Brevet Lieutenant Colonel (1931), Major (1934), GSOII, 43rd (Wessex) Division (1935 – 1937).

Appointed Lieutenant Colonel (1937), Commander of 1st Battalion Queen’s Royal Regiment (West Surrey) (1937 – 1938), Colonel Commanding 2nd (Rawalpindi) Infantry Brigade, India (1938) he was mentioned in despatches.

Acting Major General (1941), temporary Major General, District Commander, India (1941), and his post war life.


« Previous qrsr Back to list qrsr Next »