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Michael Boyce (1943-2022)

Former Chief of the Defence Staff

Admiral of the Fleet the Lord Michael Boyce, Baron Boyce, GCB, OBE, DL, KG was a cross bench member of the British House of Lords, a former First Sea Lord of the Royal Navy and Chief of the Defence Staff. He was appointed Commander-in-Chief Fleet in 1997, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff in 1998 and, then, Chief of the Defence Staff in 2001. He retired from that position in 2003, continuing active political life in the UK Parliament.

It is with sadness we announce Lord Boyce’s passing, November 2022.

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