It is with great regret that we have to inform you all of the death on Tuesday, 13th October 2015 of Major General George Michael Geoffrey Swindells, CB. General Mike was born in Cheshire on 15th January 1930. He was commissioned on 1st April 1949 and completed his National Service with the 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards whom he immediately re-joined on hearing they were to be sent to Korea. In 1969 he was appointed Commanding Officer of the 9th/12th Royal Lancers and 1990 he was appointed Colonel of the Regiment. On the formation of The Royal Lancers he was appointed to the Council.