Brig Gen Jackson Bell Tushabe has passed on aged 61.
Bell is said to have succumbed to multiple organ failure at Nakasero hospital.
RO/0079, he was one of the fighters of the revolutionary National Resistance Army (NRA) that led a 5-year armed liberation struggle which eventually defeated the regimes of old.
After the struggle, he served as a commander of the 4th Division Gulu, 3 Div in Mbale and 2Div in Mbarara.
He would later retreat to Ggaba where he joining fishing.
Bell became a Colonel in the late 80s and remained at that rank for so long that some of his neighbours thought Col Bell was his name.
He has been ill for more than 15 years.
May his soul rest in eternal peace.