The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Thomas Brodie

Brodie, Thomas


* 20th of October 1903

† 1st of September 1993

Nickname: Tom


1942-03-23 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-06-23 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-09-03 Reverted to Major
1942-09-17 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-07-31 Acting Colonel
1943-11-06 Acting Brigadier
1944-01-31 War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-01-31 Temporary Colonel
1944-05-06 Temporary Brigadier
1945-07-03 Reverted to War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1947-05-16 Lieutenant-Colonel
1947-05-22 Colonel (Dated back to 1947-01-31)
1952-07-25 Local Major-General
1952-10-20 Brigadier
1953-08-15 Major-General


1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion Manchester Regiment
1943-11-06 1944-11-01 Commanding Officer 14th Infantry Brigade [Burma - India]
1944-11-01 1945-03-04 Commanding Officer 14th Airlanding Brigade [India]
1946-XX-XX 1947-XX-XX Commanding Officer 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment
1951-XX-XX Commanding Officer 29th Infantry Brigade [Korea]
1952-XX-XX 1955-07-20 General of Commanding 1st Infantry Division
1955-12-26 1962-01-01 Colonel, The Cheshire Regiment
1957-01-01 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley