Famous Male British Army Officers

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List of famous male british army officers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male british army officers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being british army officers. There are thousand of males working as british army officers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic british army officers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a british army officer then the people below should give you inspiration.

A list made up of people like Alfred Stewart and R.T. Stanyforth.

While this isn't a list of all male british army officers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male british army officers?" and "Who are the best male british army officers?"

Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 3rd Baronet (born 7 March 1944), commonly known as Ranulph "Ran" Fiennes (), is a British explorer and holder of several endurance records. He is also a writer and poet. Fiennes served in the British Army for eight years, including a period on counter-insurgency service while attached to the Army of the Sultanate of Oman. He later undertook numerous expeditions and was the first person to visit both the North and South Poles by surface means and the first to completely cross Antarctica on foot. In May 2009, at the age of 65, he climbed to the summit of Mount Everest. According to the Guinness Book of World Records in 1984, he was the world's greatest ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 74

Birthplace: Windsor, United Kingdom

James Gordon Leaf (18 October 1900–8 December 1972) was a British Army officer and English cricketer who played first-class cricket for the British Army cricket team and played international matches for the Egypt national cricket team. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 72 (1900-1972)

Birthplace: Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom

Lieutenant-Colonel Ronald Thomas "Rony" Stanyforth, (30 May 1892 – 20 February 1964) was an Army officer and English amateur first-class cricketer, who played for Yorkshire County Cricket Club and England, captaining England in the four Test matches he played in.Stanyforth was born at Chelsea, London, England, the son of Edwin Wilfrid Stanyforth (born Edwin Wilfrid Greenwood) of Kirk Hammerton Hall, Yorkshire. He was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford. He played for Oxford University in 1914 and then served in World War I. He was awarded the MC and CVO. After the war he played for Combined Services in 1922, Army from 1923 to 1929, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) from 1923 to 1933 and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 72 (1892-1964)

Birthplace: Chelsea, London, United Kingdom

John Swinton

Major-General Sir John Swinton of Kimmerghame, (21 April 1925 – 4 October 2018) was a senior British Army officer who served as Major-General commanding the Household Division and General Officer Commanding London District from 1976 until his retirement in 1979. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 93