The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Robert Elliott Urquhart

Urquhart, Robert Elliott


* 28th of November 1901

† 13th of December 1988

Nickname: Roy


1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Assistant Adjutant & Quartermaster-General 3rd Division
1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX General Staff Officer 1 51st Division, North Africa
1943-05-19 1943-09-30 Commanding Officer 231st Brigade, Sicily - Italy
1943-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Brigadier General Staff XII Corps
1944-12-10 1945-05-21 General Officer Commanding 1st Airborne Division, North-West Europe - Norway
1945-05-21 1945-08-24 General Officer Commanding Headquarters Norway Command
1945-08-24 1945-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 1st Airborne Division
1945-11-01 1946-XX-XX Director-General of Territorial Army, War Office
1947-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 16th Division
1948-XX-XX 1950-XX-XX District Officer Commanding Lowland District
1950-XX-XX District Officer Commanding Malaya District, Malaya
1950-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 17th Gurkha Division, Malaya
1950-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Malaya
1952-XX-XX 1955-XX-XX General Officer Commanding British Troops in Austria
1955-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: From "The Sky Generals" by Major Victor Dover. 1981