The Generals of WWII

Generals from The Netherlands Flag for The Netherlands
Portrait of Lieutenant-General Gerardus Johannes Berenschot

Berenschot, Gerardus Johannes


* 24th of July 1887

† 13th of October 1941


1931-02-03 Lieutenant-Colonel
1932-12-28 Colonel
1935-06-11 Major-General
1939-07-26 Lieutenant-General 31-34: Commanding Officer 6th KNIL Regiment [Dutch East Indies]


1934-06-07 1939-07-26 Chief of the KNIL General Staff [Dutch East Indies]
1939-07-XX 1941-10-13 Commander in Chief Dutch East Indies
1941-10-13 Dies in an air crash
Picture source: Courtesy of Hans Houterman &