He has been a Brigade Major of two Infantry Brigades.
He rose through the ranks, and in February 1944 was appointed Brigade Major.
During the Great War, the Brigade Major was reportedly "a key personality who affected the health and happiness of the battalions."
The practice of using Brigade Majors has continued in some Commonwealth armies such as those of India.
In 1965 he was the Brigade Major of the 1st Brigade Group in Panagoda.
The Brigade Majors had the orders.
'We'll need help by morning,' the Brigade Major said fervently.
A short distance through the woods the Brigade Major was keeping his head down.
He was the Brigade Major of an Artillery Brigade from August 1965 to March 1968.
He was appointed Brigade Major of the 1st Airborne Division in April 1944.