|Who is it?||Actor, Stunts, Producer|
|Birth Day||May 12, 1900|
|Age||119 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||8 November 1970 (aged 70)|
|Years of service||1920–1959|
|Commands held||11th (East Africa) Division 5th Indian Infantry Division 15th Indian Corps Allied Forces Netherlands East Indies Commander of British Forces in Hong Kong Allied Forces Northern Europe United Kingdom Land Forces|
|Battles/wars||World War II Battle of Surabaya|
|Awards||Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire Military Cross|
Robert Mansergh was born in South Africa and educated at the Rondebosch Boys' High School in Cape Town, South Africa and the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. He was commissioned into the Royal Field Artillery in 1920. He served with the British Military Mission to Iraq between 1931 and 1935, being awarded the Military Cross in 1932.
During World War II, Mansergh served with the Royal Artillery in Eritrea, Abyssinia, the Western Desert of Libya, the Middle East, Persia, Iraq, Arakan, Assam and Burma. Having been promoted acting Major-General in 1944, he commanding the 11th (East Africa) Division and the 5th Indian Infantry Division.
Promoted acting lieutenant-general in 1946, Mansergh commanded the 15th Indian Corps and was then appointed Commander-in-Chief of Allied Forces in the Netherlands East Indies. Mansergh later served as Military Secretary from 1948 to 1949, Commander of British Forces in Hong Kong from 1949 to 1951, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Allied Forces Northern Europe from 1951 to 1953, Commander-in Chief of Allied Forces Northern Europe from 1953 to 1956 and Commander-in-Chief of the United Kingdom Land Forces from 1956 to 1959. In that capacity he headed a Committee which looked at the Administration of the British Army.