General Officer Commanding Northern Ireland

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The General Officer Commanding Northern Ireland (GOC NI) was the most the most senior British Army officer in Northern Ireland from partition in 1921 until the position was abolished as a normalisation measure on 1 January 2009. Following Major General Chris Brown's departure as the last GOC, the most senior officer in Northern Ireland was Brigadier George Norton.[1]

GOCs since 1969

Notes

  1. Ian Graham, Army presence scaled back in Northern Ireland, 8 December 2008.
  2. Supplement no. 45322, London Gazette, p.2269, 12 March 1971.
  3. Roles of Prominent People Listed by Position Held, CAIN Web Service, University of Ulster, accessed 22 November 2009.
  4. Number 54336, page 3327, London Gazette, 5 March 1996.
  5. [Number 55292, page 11609], London Gazette, 27 October 1998.
  6. Roles of Prominent People Listed by Position Held, CAIN Web Service, University of Ulster, accessed 22 November 2009.
  7. New GOC takes over in Ulster, News Letter, 18 July 2006.
  8. Ian Graham, Army presence scaled back in Northern Ireland, 8 December 2008.