Peter Wall Military Person

General Sir Peter Anthony Wall, KCB, CBE, ADC Gen. (b. 10 July 1955) is a senior British Army officer, currently serving as the Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army. Wall had previously been the Commander-in-Chief, Land Forces from August 2009 to September 2010. He succeeded General Sir David Richards as Chief of the General Staff in September 2010, the latter going on a month later to be Chief of the Defence Staff. Wall was born on 10 July 1955 to John Ramsay Wall and Dorothy Margaret Wall (née Waltho). He was educated at Whitgift School and Selwyn College, Cambridge. Wall graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and was commissioned into the Royal Engineers in April 1974 with his commission being confirmed in December 1974, with effect from 9 March the same year. After a short period of military duties, Wall studied engineering at Cambridge University, before joining airborne forces and going on to serve with the Royal Engineers in Belize and Rhodesia. Wall was promoted to captain on 9 September 1980 and to major on 30 September 1987.

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Date of birth
July 10th, 1955
United Kingdom


1. Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Colleges/University

The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS), commonly known simply as Sandhurst, is the British Army officer initial training centre located adjacent to the village of Sandhurst, Berkshire, about 55 kilometres (34 mi) southwest of London. The Academy's stated aim is to be "the national centre of excellence for leadership." All British Army officers, including late entry officers who were previously Warrant Officers, as well as many from elsewhere in the world, are trained at Sandhurst. The Academy is the British Army equivalent of the Britannia Royal Naval College Dartmouth, Royal Air Force College Cranwell and the Commando Training Centre Royal Marines.

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2. University of Cambridge Colleges/University

The University of Cambridge (informally known as Cambridge University or Cambridge) is a public research university located in Cambridge, United Kingdom. It is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world (after the University of Oxford), and the seventh-oldest in the world. In post-nominals the university's name is abbreviated as Cantab, a shortened form of Cantabrigiensis (an adjective derived from Cantabrigia, the Latinised form of Cambridge).

Institution info

Type Public university
2013. 4.9 bil. £
Institution colors
Trinity Lane, CB2 1TN - Cambridge, United Kingdom
2012. 11,941
2011. 12,077
2009. 12,192
2004. 12,018
2012. 6,246
2011. 6,371
Acceptance rate
2012. 21.9 %
Local tuition
2013. 9 K £
2012. 9 K £
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People attended University of Cambridge connected by profession and/or age

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