County Councillor, Colonel retired, T J Van-Rees
Born Cardiff 26th September 1939. Educated Malborough College and Cardiff University.
Admitted as a Solicitor January 1964
Commissioned Monmouthshire Regiment, March 1960
1966-1967 Regular Army Service Overseas, Active Service Aden
June 1967 Transferred Royal Hong Kong Regiment. Service during cultural service riots.
1970, Loan Service Military Fiji Forces
1974, Returned to UK. Service with 3rd Batallion Royal Regiment of Wales.
Lieutenant Colonel 1989, Colonel 1992
Elected to Llanwrtyd Wells Town Council, May 1979. Twice Mayor.
Powys County Council, May 1981
Chair of Various County Council Committees. Chair of Powys County Council 2003/2004
MBE Military 1989
Audit Colonial Forces Declaration 1972
HM Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Powys 1996
Married January 1974. Wife Diana. 3 children, 7 grandchildren.