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Lieutenant General Sir Alexander Crawford Simpson Boswell (born 3 August 1928) KCB CBE DL is a former British Army officer. He joined the Army as junior officer in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders shortly after the Second World War, and after a series of regimental and staff postings was second-in-command of his battalion during the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation. He later commanded a battalion, then an infantry brigade, before taking command of 2nd Armoured Division in 1978. He was later the General Officer Commanding in Scotland and Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey before retiring in 1990.

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  • Lieutenant General Sir Alexander Crawford Simpson Boswell (born 3 August 1928) KCB CBE DL is a former British Army officer. He joined the Army as junior officer in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders shortly after the Second World War, and after a series of regimental and staff postings was second-in-command of his battalion during the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation. He later commanded a battalion, then an infantry brigade, before taking command of 2nd Armoured Division in 1978. He was later the General Officer Commanding in Scotland and Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey before retiring in 1990.
  • Le lieutenant-général Alexander Crawford Simpson Boswell (né en 1928) est un ancien militaire britannique. Il a rejoint l'armée en tant qu'officier subalterne dans le Highlanders d'Argyll et de Sutherland peu après la Seconde Guerre mondiale, et après une série d'affectations régimentaires, fut placé en second commandement de son bataillon au cours de la Konfrontasi. Plus tard, il commanda un bataillon, une brigade d'infanterie, avant de prendre le commandement de la 2e Division blindée en 1978. Il fut plus tard le officier général commandant en Écosse et lieutenant-gouverneur de Guernesey avant de se retirer en 1990.
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