Chief of the General Staff (India)
The Chief of the General Staff, India was a senior military commander in British India from 1906 to 1947.
|Chief of the General Staff, India|
|British Indian Army|
|Status||Chief of the General Staff|
|Reports to||Commander-in-Chief, India|
|Term length||No fixed term|
|First holder||Lieutenant general Sir Beauchamp Duff|
|Final holder||Lieutenant general Sir Arthur Smith|
|Succession||Commander-in-Chief, Indian Army|
The Chief of the General Staff, India assisted the Commander-in-Chief, India in commanding the British Indian Army. The post was largely honorary as all power resided in the hands of Commander-in-Chief, India. The post was replaced by that of Commander-in-Chief, Indian Army in 1947 and then by that of Chief of the Army Staff in 1955.
Chiefs of the General StaffEdit
Holders of the post have been: