The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Edward Sebastian Burke Gaffney

Gaffney, Edward Sebastian Burke

Major-General

* 17th of August 1900

† 24th of May 1981

Promotions

1940-08-12 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-11-12 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-12-20 Acting Colonel
1941-12-20 Acting Brigadier
1942-06-20 War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-06-20 Temporary Colonel
1942-06-20 Temporary Brigadier
1945-11-20 Colonel (Dated back to 1945-06-20)
1946-04-01 Acting Major-General
1946-05-07 Reverted to Temporary Brigadier
1949-09-12 Brigadier
1953-09-07 Temporary Major-General
1954-03-08 Granted the honorary rank of Major-General

Service

1941-12-20 1945-XX-XX Brigadier Provision, Co-ordination & Supply, Army Headqurters India ? - 07.09.53: Deputy District Officer Commanding Aldershot District
1953-09-07 1954-02-08 District Officer Commanding Aldershot District
1954-03-08 Retired