The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General William Hanson Gill

Gill, William Hanson


* 7th of August 1886

† 17th of January 1976

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-10-16 Colonel (Army of the Unired States)
1941-10-31 Brigadier-General (Army of the Unired States)
1941-11-01 Colonel
1942-05-24 Major-General (Army of the Unired States)
1946-05-31 Major-General (Retired)


1938-08-19 1938-09-30 Commanding Officer 27th Infantry Regiment
1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Chief of Staff, 8th Infantry Division
1941-11-XX 1942-02-17 Commanding Officer 55th Infantry Brigade
1942-05-XX 1943-03-01 Commanding General 89th Infantry Division
1943-03-01 1946-XX-XX Commanding General 32nd Infantry Division [New Guinea - Philippines]
1946-05-31 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley