General Sir Antony Kenneth Frederick Walker KCB (born 16 May 1934) is a former British Army officer who became Commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies.
Sir Antony Walker
|Born||16 May 1934|
|Years of service||1954–1992|
|Commands held||1st Royal Tank Regiment|
11th Armoured Brigade
3rd Armoured Division
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Mentioned in Despatches
Educated at Merchant Taylors' School, Walker attended Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, and was commissioned into the Royal Tank Regiment in 1954. He served in Northern Ireland during the Troubles and was mentioned in despatches. He was appointed Commanding Officer of 1st Royal Tank Regiment in 1974 and Commander of 11th Armoured Brigade in 1978. He went on to be General Officer Commanding 3rd Armoured Division in 1982, Chief of Staff at Headquarters UK Land Forces in 1985 and Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Commitments) at the Ministry of Defence in 1987. His last appointment was as Commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies in 1990 before he retired in 1992.
- "No. 40292". The London Gazette (Supplement). 5 October 1954. p. 5630.
- WALKER, Gen. Sir Antony (Kenneth Frederick), Who's Who 2016, A & C Black, 2016 (online edition, Oxford University Press, 2015, accessed 17 Nov 2016)
- "No. 46614". The London Gazette. 24 June 1975. p. 8052.
- Debrett's People of Today 1994
- "No. 50948". The London Gazette (Supplement). 12 June 1987. p. 2.
- The Mask of Command, Building, 2002
| General Officer Commanding the 3rd Armoured Division
Sir John Woodward
| Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Commitments)
Sir Kenneth Hayr
Sir Michael Armitage
| Commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies
Sir John Coward