Colonel (Retired) Ian A Brazier
Ian Brazier was commissioned into The Second Battalion,
The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers in June 1975, as they prepared to move
to Paderborn. He remained with 2RRF in Germany and in various tours
of Ireland including the residential tour at Palace Barracks. He served
as a Platoon Commander and Company Second in Command in A Company for
4 years and was appointed Adjutant in Hemer, remaining in post until
Berlin, where he commanded B Company. After the 2RRF Falklands deployment,
having completed nearly 10 years with the battalion, he was posted to
the appointment of Chief Instructor (Urban) at the Northern Ireland
Training Advisory Team (NITAT) UK, before attending The Army Staff College.
He then served as Chief of Staff, Berlin Infantry Brigade. Thereafter
he assumed command of C Company 3 RRF in Cyprus and Catterick after
which he returned, for a period, to 2RRF as Bn 2IC.