Peter Inge

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Person.png Peter Inge  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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Lord Inge of Richmond
Born5 August 1935
President of the Pilgrims Society, senior UK soldier

Employment.png President of the Pilgrims Society

In office
23 September 2002 - Present
Preceded byPeter Carrington

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In office
14 February 1992 - 15 March 1994
Succeeded byCharles Guthrie

Field Marshal Peter Anthony Inge, Baron Inge KG, GCB, PC, DL was the Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the UK Army from 1992-1994. He was President of the Pilgrims Society from 2002.

Later activities

After stepping down as Chief of the Defence Staff, he was created a life peer as Baron Inge, of Richmond in the County of North Yorkshire.[1] He also became a Knight of the Garter on 23 April 2001.[2]

In 2004 he was made a Privy Councillor and appointed to serve a member of the Butler Inquiry team, which examined the use of intelligence during the Iraq War.[3] Chaired by Robin Butler, Baron Butler of Brockwell, the inquiry determined that the intelligence used to declare Iraq's possession of "Weapons of Mass Destruction" was flawed.[3]

In retirement he became a non-executive director of Racal Electronics plc and President of the Army Benevolent Fund. He is a member of the advisory board of Aegis Defence Services,[4] a private military company based in London having previously, until February 2010, been the Chairman of the Board of Directors.[5]