The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Francis William Farrell

Farrell, Francis William


* 28th of May 1900

† 27th of January 1981

(Regular Army)


1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-07-20 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1944-05-29 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-03-20 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-03-11 Colonel


1939-08-01 1942-06-16 Instructor at the Field Artillery School
1942-06-16 1942-12-15 Director of Gunnery Department, Field Artillery School
1942-12-15 1944-02-XX Chief of Staff, 11th Airborne Division
1944-02-XX 1945-08-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 11th Airborne Division
1946-01-XX 1946-02-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 13th Airborne Division
1946-02-XX 1946-10-XX Chief of Staf, 82nd Airborne Division
1946-10-XX 1948-06-XX Attached to Development Section, Office of the Chief of Army Field Forces
1948-06-XX 1950-06-XX Attached to Sandia Base, Army Forces South West Pacific
1953-XX-XX Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations (G-3), US Army
1953-XX-XX 1955-XX-XX Commanding General 82nd Airborne Division
1957-08-17 1959-03-31 Commanding General V Corps
1959-XX-XX 1960-XX-XX Commanding General 7th Army
1960-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: From: "11th Airborne Division", 1944