Soldiers Who Have Served

Name: Ian Henry Freeland

Rank: Lieutenant General

Regimental number: 53691

Post Nominals: GBE, KCB, DSO, DL

Date of birth: 14/09/1912

Background: Lieutenant General Sir Ian Henry Freeland GBE, KCB, DSO, DL (14 September 1912 – 2 July 1979) was a senior British Army officer, who served with distinction during World War II and most notably served as General Officer Commanding (GOC) and Director of Operations in security matters in Northern Ireland in the aftermath of rioting in 1969, and the beginning of the Troubles.

Date of death: 02/07/1979

Sir Ian Henry Freeland