The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier Walter Douglas Campbell Greenacre

Greenacre, Walter Douglas Campbell


* 20th of March 1900

† 15th of August 1978


1941-04-01 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-07-01 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-09-07 Reverted to Major
1941-10-30 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-12-15 Acting Colonel
1944-01-26 Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-06-15 Temporary Colonel
1944-08-04 Acting Brigadier
1944-08-12 Reverted to Temporary Colonel
1944-08-17 Acting Brigadier
1945-02-08 Temporary Brigadier
1951-03-01 Brigadier


1941-XX-XX Commanding Officer 3rd Battalion Welsh Guards
1941-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion Welsh Guards
1943-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Second in Command 5th Armoured Brigade
1944-08-18 1945-02-02 Commanding Officer 6th Guards Tank Brigade [North-West Europe]
1945-02-02 1945-06-17 Commanding Officer 6th Guards Armoured Brigade [North-West Europe]
1945-06-17 1947-XX-XX Commanding Officer 6th Guards Brigade [North-West Europe]
1947-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX Commanding Officer Schleswig-Holstein Sub-Area [Germany]
1948-XX-XX 1949-XX-XX Commanding Officer 128th Brigade
1950-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX Commanding Officer 17th Brigade
1952-05-31 Retired