Brigadier (later Major General) James Chiswell, 2011 (c)
Digital photograph, Afghanistan (2001-2014), 2011 (c).
James Chiswell CBE MC (b. 1964) was commissioned in to the Parachute Regiment in 1983 and was awarded the Military Cross for his actions during Operation BARRAS, Sierra Leone (2000). He became the commander of 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment in 2004 and led this unit in Iraq. In 2010-2011 he served as Task Force Commander during Operation HERRICK 13 and in 2015 he became Director Special Forces.
Part of a digital archive compiled by artist and former soldier, Derek Eland. Associated with Operation HERRICK 13, Afghanistan (2001-), November 2010 - April 2011.
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Copyright: Derek Eland
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