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Brigadier the Rt Hon

The Lord Hunt

Birth name Henry Cecil John Hunt
Nickname(s) John
Born (1910-06-22)22 June 1910
Simla, British India
Died 7 November 1998(1998-11-07) (aged 88)
Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch  United Kingdom Army
Years of service 1930–1956
Rank Brigadier
Service number 44889
Unit King's Royal Rifle Corps
Commands held 11th Battalion, KRRC
11th Indian Infantry Brigade
168th Infantry Brigade
Battles/wars Second World War
Awards Order of the Garter UK ribbon.png KG
Knight Bachelor ribbon.svg Knight
Order of the British Empire (Military) Ribbon.png CBE
Other work FRGS (mountaineer)
Coat of Arms of John Hunt, Baron Hunt, KG, CBE, DSO, PC
Arms of Lord Hunt, as displayed on his Garter stall plate at St. George's Windsor.

Brigadier Sir Henry Cecil John Hunt, Baron Hunt, KG, CBE, DSO (22 June 1910 – 7 November 1998) was a British Army officer who is best known as the leader of the successful 1953 British Expedition to Mount Everest.

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