Alistair Stuart Hastings IRWIN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1948-08-27
Education Wellington Coll, Univ of St Andrews (MA), RMCS Shrivenham, Pakistan Army Staff Coll Quetta
Publications N/A
Recreations gardening, shooting, fishing
Clubs Boodle's, Royal Scots, Highland and Lowland Bde
Style Lt-Gen Sir Alistair Irwin, KCB, CBE
Career cmmnd Black Watch (RHR) 1970, Gen Staff Offr 2 (Weapons) MOD 1981-82, cmd mech inf co W Germany and NI 1982-83, second in command 1 Bn Black Watch 1983-84, promoted Lt-Col, Directorate of Command Control and Communications Systems (Army) MOD 1985, cmd 1 Bn Black Watch 1985-88 (despatches), tours of duty NI, Edinburgh and W Berlin, memb Directing Staff Camberley 1988-92, student then asst dir Higher Command and Staff Course Army Staff Coll Camberley, promoted Brig 1992, cmd 39 Inf Bde NI 1992-94, Dir Land Warfare 1994-95, project dir Procurement Exec 1996, promoted Maj-Gen, Cmdt RMCS Shrivenham 1996-99, Mil Sec 1999, promoted Lt-Gen, GOC NI 2000-03, Adj-Gen and memb Army Bd 2003-05, ret; Col The Black Watch 2003-06 (Rep Col The Black Watch 3 Bn Royal Regt of Scotland 2006-09), Hon Col Tayforth Univs OTC 1997-2009, Col Cmdt Scottish Div 1999-2004; offr (Brig) Queen's Body Guard for Scotland (Royal Co of Archers); pres: Army Angling Fedn 1997-2005, Tidworth Combined Services Polo Club 2003-05, Quetta Assoc 2003-, Royal Br Legion Scotland 2006-, Earl Haig Fund for Scotland 2006-, Offrs Assoc Scotland 2006-, Offrs Assoc 2006-, Veterans Scotland 2006-11; memb Br Cmmn of Mil History; cmmr Cwlth War Graves Cmmn 2005-13 (vice-chm 2011-13); author of numerous articles in military jls, book reviews in Spectator, War in History and Br Army Review; chm: Black Watch Tsts 2003-, Christina Mary Hendrie Tst 2005-12, Black Watch Heritage Appeal 2008-; dir Queen Mother Meml Fund for Scotland 2003-08, memb Highland Soc of London 2003-, vice-pres Royal Caledonian Schs Tst 2005-, memb Advsy Bd CPD Fndn, hon pres City of Dundee Ex Servicemen's Assoc 2010-; advsr Eruma plc 2008-; Hon Keeper of the Quaich 2007, hon memb Incorporation of Dundee Weavers 2012
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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