General Sir Felix Fordati Ready GBE KCB CSI CMG DSO (16 July 1872 – 6 April 1940) was a British Army officer who served as Quartermaster-General to the Forces from 1931 to 1935. He was considered an expert in military tactics.
Sir Felix Ready
Gen. Sir Felix Ready
|Born||16 July 1872|
Ballasalla, Isle of Man
|Died||6 April 1940 (age 67)|
|Years of service||1891–1935|
|Commands held||1st Infantry Division|
|Battles/wars||Second Boer War|
World War I
|Awards||Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire|
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Companion of the Order of the Star of India
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George
Distinguished Service Order
Ready was the son of Colonel John Tobin Ready. Educated at Wellington College, Ready was commissioned into the Royal Berkshire Regiment in 1891. He took part in the Nile Expedition, the Siege of Khartoum and the Second Boer War.
He served in World War I as Adjutant-General in Mesopotamia. He was appointed General Officer Commanding Northern Ireland District in 1926 before becoming General Officer Commanding 1st Infantry Division at Aldershot in 1929 and then Quartermaster-General to the Forces in 1931. He was made a general in 1934 and retired in 1935.
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