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British Army general
Died when: 87 years 12 days
Star Sign: Virgo
General Sir John Antony Jervis Read, (10 September 1913 – 22 September 2000) was a senior British Army officer who served as Quartermaster-General to the Forces from 1969 to 1973. He was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry during the campaign against the Italian army in East Africa in 1941 and the Distinguished Service Order for his leadership and gallantry whilst in command of 1 Gambia Regiment in Burma in March 1945, during the Second World War.