The Generals of WWII

Generals from South Africa Flag for South Africa
Portrait of Brigadier Frederick William Cooper

Cooper, Frederick William


* 27th of March 1889

† 1985


1940-06-17 1942-06-21 Commanding Officer 6th South African Brigade, North Africa
1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Prisoner of War, Italy
1943-XX-XX Escaped at the Italian capitulation but was later recaptured by the Germans
1943-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Prisoner of War, Germany
Picture source: From: "Nongqai : SPECIAL EDITION: 1939 - 1945 The South African Police Brigade, Vol 10 No 2A", 2019