Tim Van-Rees


Tim Van-Rees
County Councillor

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.

Major 1975

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

O.St.J. 1996

Audit Colonial Forces Declaration 1972

HM Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Powys 1996

Married January 1974. Wife Diana. 3 children, 7 grandchildren.