7:30PM, SATURDAY MAY 16, 2015
Major General Arthur Denaro was commissioned in the Queen’s Royal Irish Hussars. In his early days he served in Libya, Germany and in the war in Dhofar in Southern Oman. He commanded his tank regiment to liberate Kuwait in 1990/91, for which he was awarded the OBE. He was COS UN forces during the war in former Yugoslavia, after which he was awarded the CBE. In 1997 - 2000, he was Commandant of Sandhurst and became Middle East Adviser to the Secretary of State for Defence from 1997 - 2003.
Arthur retired from the Army in 2003 and lives in Herefordshire but has continued his close associations with the Middle East ever since, advising HM The King of Jordan, The Crown Prince of Bahrain and the Amir of Quatar as well as many British companies in the region. He is also Deputy Lieutenant for Herefordshire and an Extra Equerry to HRH the Prince of Wales.
We will hear of Arthur Denaro’s early exploits through to his soldiering days, with comments, anecdotes and many amusing stories with plenty of room for questions, debates and discussion at the end.
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