Vice Chief of the General Staff (United Kingdom)

Vice Chief of the General Staff (VCGS) was the title of the deputy to the Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army. From 1940 until 1985 the Vice Chief was the second-ranking member of the General Staff and was a member of the Army Board.[1]

List of post-holdersEdit

The Vice Chiefs were as follows:[2]

Vice Chief of the Imperial General StaffEdit

Vice Chief of the General StaffEdit


  1. ^ "General Sir James Glover". The Guardian. 16 June 2000. Retrieved 2 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Army Commands" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 12 December 2015.