Sir Richard Hull


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Field Marshal Sir Richard Amyatt Hull (7 May 1907 – 17 September 1989) was the last Chief of the Imperial General Staff (1961–1964) and the first Chief of the General Staff, and as such the professional head of the British Army and then Chief of the Defence Staff, the professional head of all British Armed Forces. He served in World War II and later advised the British Government on the response ... more »

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  • ''Conscription may have been good for the country, but it damn near killed the army.''
    Richard, Sir Hull (b. 1907), British general. Quoted in Anthony Sampson, Anatomy of Britain Today, ch. 19 (1965).
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