The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Richard Hutchison Batten

Batten, Richard Hutchison

Major-General

* 20th of August 1908

† 15th of June 1972

(The Hampshire Regiment)

Promotions

1942-01-16 Local Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-12-12 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-03-12 War Substantive Major
1943-03-12 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-02-07 Acting Colonel
1944-08-07 War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-08-07 Temporary Colonel
1945-02-23 Acting Brigadier
1945-08-23 Temporary Brigadier
1946-01-31 Major
1950-07-07 Lieutenant-Colonel
1951-12-31 Colonel
1956-01-01 Brigadier
1959-03-09 Temporary Major-General
1959-04-04 Major-General

Service

1952-XX-XX Chief Administration Officer, British Commonwealth Forces Korea
1959-03-09 1960-10-24 Chief of Staff, Eastern Command
1960-12-15 1963-12-14 Chief of Staff, Northern Army Group [Germany]
1964-03-09 Retired