The Generals of WWII

Generals from South Africa Flag for South Africa
Portrait of Brigadier Jan Pieter Albertus Furstenburg

Furstenburg, Jan Pieter Albertus


* 17th of November 1910

† 12th of December 1948


1940-10-30 Lieutenant-Colonel


1940-10-30 Commanding Officer Armored Fighting Vichles Training Centre
1941-10-04 1942-03-31 Commanding Officer 3rd Reconnaissance
1942-03-31 1942-07-02 Commanding Officer 1st South African Brigade [North Africa]
1943-02-01 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer 11th South African Armoured Brigade [North Africa - Italy]
Picture source: Courtesy of Hans Houterman &