|Sir Rob Lockhart|
|Died||1981 (aged 87–88) (aged 87 or 88)|
|Service/branch||British Indian Army|
|Years of service||1913–1952|
Southern Command, India|
British Indian Army
World War I|
World War II
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire
Lockhart was commissioned as an unattached officer in the Indian Army in 1913. He joined the 51st Sikhs in 1914 and then served in World War I. In 1934 he was appointed Military attache to Afghanistan. Then in 1939 he was appointed Deputy Director of Staff Duties in the India Office.
He served in World War II as Director of Staff Duties in the India Office from 1940 to 1941 when he became Military Secretary to the India Office. He was appointed General Officer Commanding Southern Command in India in 1945.
He was appointed acting Governor of the North West Frontier in India in June 1947 and then became Commander-in-Chief, India in August 1947. He retired in 1948 but was recalled as Director of Operations during the Malaya Emergency between 1951 and 1952.
He became Deputy Chief Scout for the Boy Scouts Association from 1951 to 1961. He served on the World Scout Committee of the World Organization of the Scout Movement from 1953 to 1959. He was awarded the Bronze Wolf Award, the only distinction of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, awarded by the World Scout Committee for exceptional services to world Scouting, in 1961.
Sir Sydney Muspratt
|Military Secretary to the India Office
Sir Noel Beresford-Peirse
|GOC-in-C, Southern Command, India
1945 – 1947
Sir Claude Auchinleck
Sir Roy Bucher
Sir Olaf Kirkpatrick Caroe
|Governor of the North-West Frontier Province
Sir George Cunningham
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