The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Gerald Brunskill

Brunskill, Gerald


* 2nd of June 1894

† 26th of September 1964


1939-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-03-11 Acting Colonel
1941-03-11 Acting Brigadier
1941-09-11 Temporary Colonel
1941-09-11 Temporary Brigadier
1943-06-30 Colonel (Dated back to 1942-08-01)
1943-07-31 Acting Major-General
1944-07-31 Temporary Major-General
1947-11-01 Brigadier
1948-08-10 Granted the honorary rank of Major-General


1939-XX-XX Commanding Officer 1st Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles
1941-03-11 1942-08-11 Commanding Officer 129th Infantry Brigade
1942-08-12 1943-07-30 Director of Special Weapons & Vehicles, War Office
1943-07-31 1945-XX-XX Director of Special Weapons & Vehicles, War Office
1946-01-26 1946-05-31 General Officer Commanding British Troops in Siam
1947-XX-XX Deputy Master-General of Ordnance, Army Headquarters India
1947-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX Deputy Chief General Staff, Army Headquarters India
1948-08-10 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley