The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier James Michael Calvert

Calvert, James Michael


* 6th of March 1913

† 26th of November 1998

Nickname: Mad Mike


1943-08-02 Acting Colonel
1943-09-18 Acting Brigadier
1944-02-02 War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-02-02 Temporary Colonel
1944-03-18 Temporary Brigadier
1945-02-15 Reverted to War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1945-03-14 Temporary Brigadier
1946-07-01 Major


1943-06-XX 1945-02-15 Commanding Officer 77th Indian Infantry Brigade [Burma]
1945-03-14 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer Special Air Service Troops [Norway]
1950-XX-XX 1951-XX-XX Commanding Officer Malayan Scouts Regiment, Malaya
1952-08-30 Dismissed after a General Court Martial
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley