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Simon J.M. Graham (1984
07/01/2021
Simon has been promoted to the rank of Major General, having assumed the appointment of Director Reserves on 31st October, 2020. This is the senior Army Reserves post, based in the Army Headquarters. Many congratulations to him.
A former CCF SUO, Head of School and recent Chairman of the Governors, he writes: β€œIt’s all happening at an interesting time; the Review will be announced in a few weeks and there will be changes...
From Cpl in the Loretto Pipes and Drums to Major Gen in a little under 40 years! I still put it down to CCF Summer Camp 1982 – the final two day yomp over Ben Ledi and then back from Loch Earn down to Callander. Formative!
In other news, the Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry have asked me to be their Honorary Colonel. Since Loretto CCF is affiliated, I think, it presents an opportunity to pay a visit? I am also Honorary Colonel of G&SUOTC (Glasgow OTC).”