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Roll Call Major Alasdair H Hutton, OBE, TD

Alasdair Hutton joined 15 PARA in B Company in Aberdeen in 1964 as a private soldier, moving to Glasgow in April that year and transferring to A Company.

After completing his para course at RAF Abingdon he was commissioned on 16 June 1965. He went on to command A Company, and was Battalion Second in Command (2-i-c) twice from 1979 to 1983, and from 1984 to 1986.

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Decorations

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1997 Clasp to Territorial Decoration

Airborne Forces service history

1964-1965 The 15th Battalion The Parachute Regiment (15 PARA SV)
1965 The 15th Battalion The Parachute Regiment (15 PARA SV), (Second Lieutenant)
1970 Acting, The 15th Battalion The Parachute Regiment (15 PARA SV), (Major)
1978 Company Commander, The 15th Battalion The Parachute Regiment (15 PARA SV), (Major)
1979-1983 Second In Command (2-i-c), The 15th Battalion The Parachute Regiment (15 PARA SV), (Major)
1984-1986 Second In Command (2-i-c), The 15th Battalion The Parachute Regiment (15 PARA SV), (Major)
1986-1997 Central Volunteer Headquarters (CVHQ), (Major)
2006-2009 Honorary, Lothian and Border Battalion, Army Cadet Force , (Colonel)

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