King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

Survey of the Papers of Senior UK Defence Personnel, 1900-1975

CUNNINGHAM, Sir Hugh Patrick (born 1921), Lieutenant General

Service biography
Commissioned, Royal Engineers 1942; India, New Guinea and Burma, World War II 1942-1945; Greece 1950-1951; Egypt 1951-1953; Instructor, School of Infantry 1955-1957; Royal Military Academy Sandhurst 1957-1960; Cameroons 1960-1961; Commander Royal Engineers 3 Div, Cyprus and Aden 1963-1966; Commander, 11 Engineering Bde, British Army of the Rhine (BAOR), West Germany 1967-1969; Mons Officer Candidates School, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) 1969-1970; National Defence College, Canada 1970-1971; General Officer Commanding South West District 1971-1974; Assistant Chief of the General Staff (Operational Research) 1974-1975; Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Operational Research) 1976-1978; retired 1978; Col Commandant Royal Engineers 1976-1981; Col Queen's Own Gurkha Engineers 1976-1981



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