Michael J. H. Walsh
Major-General Michael John Hatley Walsh (born 10 June 1927), CB DSO DL KStJ was a senior British Army officer and the Chief Scout of the United Kingdom and Overseas Territories between 1982 and 1988.
|Born10 June 1927|
Major General Michael Walsh 1984.jpg|
Major-General Michael Walsh in 1987
|Place of birth||Harrogate, North Yorkshire|
|Service/branch||23px British Army|
|Years of service||1944-1981|
|Commands held||3rd Armoured Division|
|Awards||CB DSO DL KStJ|
Walsh was educated at two independent schools: at Clifton House School in Harrogate, Yorkshire and at Sedbergh School in Cumbria, and was a member of the local Scout Troop. He attained the King's Scout Award with the added distinction of Gold Cords, indicating it as the highest award available in Scouting at the time.
- "Birthday's today". The Telegraph. 10 June 2013. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/archive/2013-6-10.html. Retrieved 9 June 2014. "Maj Gen Michael Walsh, Director of Overseas Relations, St John Ambulance, 1989–95, 86"
- "Meet the Chiefs". The Scout Information Centre. October 2004. http://www.scoutbase.org.uk/library/hqdocs/facts/pdfs/fs295307.pdf. Retrieved 8 December 2007.
|The Scout Association|
Sir William Gladstone
|Chief Scout of the United Kingdom
and Overseas Territories