Born the son of 4th Baron Lyttelton and Mary Lyttelton (née Glynne) and educated at Eton College, Lyttelton was commissioned into the Rifle Brigade in January 1865. As a junior officer he was sent to Canada where he helped defeat the Fenian raids in 1866 and served as Secretary to the Oregon Boundary Commission in 1867. He was promoted to lieutenant on the 14th of July 1869, to captain on 13th of October 1877 and to major on 22st of February 1882. In 1880 he was made Private secretary to Hugh Childers, Secretary of State for War.
Educated at Wellington College, Jimmy Glover, as he was generally known, was commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1949. He transferred to the Rifle Brigade in 1956 and served with the Brigade during the Malayan Emergency. He was Commanding Officer of 3 Bn Royal Green Jackets from 1970 to 1971. He then went on to command 19 Air Portable Brigade from 1974 to 1975.
Born the son of Sir George Chetwode, 6th Baronet and Alice Jane Bass (daughter of Michael Thomas Bass the brewer), Chetwode was educated at Eton, where he was an athlete of some distinction, and entered the army through the Militia with his first commission being in the 3rd battalion the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry on 11th of April 1888.
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