The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Field Marshal Allan Francis John Baron Harding of Petherton

Harding of Petherton, Allan Francis John Baron

Field Marshal

* 10th of February 1896

† 20th of January 1989


1939-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Commanding Officer 1st Battalion Somerset Light Infantry
1940-XX-XX General Staff Officer 1 Middle East Command
1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Brigadier General Staff Western Desert Force
1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Brigadier General Staff XIII Corps
1942-XX-XX Deputy Director of Military Training Middle East Command
1942-XX-XX Deputy Chief of Staff Middle East Command
1942-09-14 1943-01-19 General Officer Commanding 7th Armoured Division, North Africa
1943-01-19 Wounded
1943-XX-XX General Officer Commanding VIII Corps
1943-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Chief of Staff 15th Allied Army Group, Italy
1945-XX-XX General Officer Commanding XIII Corps, Italy
1946-XX-XX 1947-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Central Mediterranean Force
1947-XX-XX 1949-XX-XX General Officer Commanding in Chief Southern Command
1949-XX-XX 1951-XX-XX Commander in Chief Far East Land Forces
1950-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX Aide-de-Camp General to the King
1951-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX Commander in Chief British Army of the Rhine
1952-XX-XX 1955-XX-XX Chief of the Imperial General Staff
1955-XX-XX 1957-XX-XX Governor & Commander in Chief Cypress
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley