The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Eric Grant Miles

Miles, Eric Grant

Lieutenant-General

* 11th of August 1891

† 3rd of November 1977

Promotions

1931-07-01 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1936-05-06 Lieutenant-Colonel
1938-02-11 Colonel (Dated back to 1934-07-01)
1940-01-12 Acting Brigadier
1940-07-12 Temporary Brigadier
1941-05-12 Acting Major-General
1941-06-16 Major-General (Dated back to 1940-11-20)
1944-09-25 Acting Lieutenant-General
1944-11-30 Reverted to Major-General 11.02.30-15.01.34: General Staff Officer 2, War Office

Service

1934-XX-XX 1935-XX-XX Attending the Imperial Defence College
1936-05-06 1938-02-11 Commanding Officer 1st Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment
1938-02-11 1939-11-15 General Staff Officer 1, Malaya Command
1940-01-13 1940-09-20 Commanding Officer 126th Infantry Brigade [France]
1940-09-21 1941-04-27 Brigadier General Staff, Home Forces
1941-04-28 1941-10-06 General Officer Commanding 42nd Infantry Division
1941-10-08 1943-05-05 General Officer Commanding 56th Infantry Division [Middle East - North Africa]
1943-05-05 Wounded
1943-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX District Officer Commanding Kent & South Eastern Districts
1944-09-25 1944-11-30 Acting General Officer Commanding in Chief South Eastern Command
1946-09-10 Retired
Picture source: http://www.militariamuseum.com/collection/Miles/Miles_EG.jpg