Gerald Berragan

Lieutenant General Sir Gerald William Berragan, KBE, CB (born 27 February 1958) is a senior British Army officer who has served as Adjutant-General.

Sir Gerald Berragan
Born27 February 1958
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
Years of service1979 –
RankLieutenant General
Commands held32 Regiment Royal Artillery
Battles/warsGulf War
Operation Banner
Kosovo War
Iraq War
AwardsKnight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Companion of the Order of the Bath

Military career

Berragan was commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1979.[1] He served as Chief of Staff of 4th Armoured Brigade during the Gulf War before becoming Commanding Officer of 32 Regiment Royal Artillery in 1997 leading his regiment on operations in Northern Ireland and Kosovo and then becoming Colonel in the Headquarters of the Adjutant-General responsible for individual training policy in 1999.[2] He was appointed Assistant Chief of Staff, Training at Land Command in May 2004 and then saw active service as Deputy Commanding General, Multi-National Corps – Iraq from January to October 2007.[3] He went on to be Director of Military Training in December 2007, Director-General of Army Personnel in February 2011 and Adjutant-General in August 2012.[3]

Berragan was appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours.[4][5]


  1. "No. 48108". The London Gazette (Supplement). 25 February 1980. p. 3028.
  2. Leading military experts to speak at ITEC 2009
  3. Army Commands Archived July 5, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  4. "No. 61092". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 2014. p. N6.
  5. "New Year Honours for service personnel and defence civilians 2015". Retrieved 31 December 2014.
Military offices
Preceded by
Simon Mayall
Deputy Commanding General Multi-National Corps – Iraq
January 2007 – October 2007
Succeeded by
Bruce Brealey
Preceded by
Mark Mans
Adjutant General
Succeeded by
James Bashall
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