The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General William Henry Holcombe

Holcombe, William Henry


* 21st of September 1891

† 6th of November 1980

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-07-01 Colonel
1942-10-28 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1945-11-30 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-08-16 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1935-08-XX 1936-07-XX Attending the Command & General Staff School
1936-07-XX 1939-11-20 District Engineer in Charge of River & Harbor Improvements, Milwaukee Engineer District
1939-11-23 1940-03-04 Acting Division Engineer, Great Lakes Division
1940-03-05 1940-06-20 District Engineer, Milwaukee River & Harbor District
1940-07-17 1942-02-10 Assistant Commandant of the Engineer School
1942-02-14 1943-12-25 Assistant to Commanding General, US China-Burma-India Theater of Operations
1942-02-14 1943-12-25 Commanding Officer Ramgarh Training Area [India]
1942-02-14 1943-12-25 Deputy Commanding General Services of Supply, US China-Burma-India Theater of Operations
1944-07-01 1945-12-31 Commanding General Army Service Forces Training Center, Camp Gordon Johnston, Florida
1946-12-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, September 1986" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.