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Ian Ranald Critchley

electronic company executive

Ian Ranald Critchley, Indian electronic company executive. Decorated officer Order British Empire. Fellow British Institute Management.; Member Church of England, British Red Cross Society (honorary sec, Perth branch, Kinross branch, Scottish branch).

Background

Critchley, Ian Ranald was born on February 7, 1926 in Sialkot, India. Son of Drury Ranald and Julia Olive (O'Brien) Critchley.

Education

Graduate, Wellington College, 1942, Staff College, 1959, Ecole Superieure de Guerre, Paris, France, 1971. Commissioned Second lieutenant British Army, 1944, advanced through grades to colonel, 1971. Regimental officer The Black Watch Regiment, United Kingdom, Germany, Palestine, Egypt, India, Korea, Malaya, 1944-1959.

Brigade major 152d Brigade United Kingdom, 1960-1962, command 51st Highand Volumes and staff officer, 1966-1978. Deputy Commander 3d Brigade, 1974. Chief of staff British Military Government, Berlin, 1977-1978.

Retired, 1978; marketing manager trainers and simulators Marconi Space and Defense Systems Ltd. and Marconi Instruments Ltd., Dunfermline, Scotland, 1978-1982. Military advisor, 1982-1986. Instructor Ecole Superieure de Guerre, 1970-1971.

Member Queen's Body Guard for Scotland (Royal Company Archers), since 1976. Member British Legion, since 1978. Chairman Muthill branch Conservative and Unionist Party, 1978-1983.

Career

Chief of staff British Military Government, Berlin, 1977-1978. Instructor Ecole Superieure de Guerre, 1970-1971. Chairman Muthill branch Conservative and Unionist Party, 1978-1983.

Membership

Fellow British Institute Management. Member Church of England, British Red Cross Society (honorary sec, Perth branch, Kinross branch, Scottish branch). Clubs: Naval and Military (London).

Connections

Married Isobel Mary Hamilton, January 6, 1951. Children:Anna Collins, Bruce, Lady Julia Balgonie, Adrian.

father:
Drury Ranald Critchley

mother:
Julia Olive (O'Brien) Critchley

spouse:
Isobel Mary Hamilton

children:
Anna Collins Critchley

Bruce Critchley

Lady Julia Balgonie Critchley

Adrian Critchley