|Sir Francis Festing|
|28 February 1902– 3 August 1976 (aged 74)|
Field Marshal Sir Francis Festing
|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|Place of death||Hexham, Northumberland|
|Years of service||1921 - 1961|
|Commands held|| 2nd Bn East Lancashire Regiment|
29th Infantry Brigade
British Troops in Egypt
Far East Land Forces
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||GCB, KBE, DSO|
Field Marshal Sir Francis Wogan Festing GCB KBE DSO (28 August 1902 - 3 August 1976), called 菲士挺 in Chinese, was a field marshal of the British Army. He was father of Fra' Matthew Festing, Grand Master of Sovereign Military Order of Malta.
In November 1942 he took command of 36th Division during the Arakan offensive of the Burma Campaign. He was General Officer Commanding Land Forces Hong Kong between 1945 and 1946, and again General Officer Commanding Hong Kong from June to September 1949.
In retirement he collected early firearms and swords.
- Wilkes, Lyall (1991) Festing - Field Marshal: A study of "Front Line Frankie", G.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O. Book Guild Ltd. ISBN 0-86332-532-7
- Heathcote, T.A. (1999). The British Field Marshals 1736-1997. Pen & Sword Books Ltd. ISBN 0-85052-696-5
Sir Gerald Templer
|Chief of the Imperial General Staff|
| Succeeded by|
Sir Richard Hull