The Generals of WWII

Generals from Great Britain Flag for Great Britain
Portrait of Lieutenant-General William George Holmes

Holmes, William George


* 1892

† 1969


1933-XX-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion The East Lancashire Regiment
1934-XX-XX 1935-XX-XX General Staff Officer 1 Northern Command
1935-XX-XX 1937-XX-XX Commanding Officer 8th Brigade
1938-03-01 1940-06-18 General Officer Commanding 42nd Infantry Division [France]
1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX General Officer Commanding X Corps, Syria-North Africa
1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX General Officer Commanding British Troops Egypt
1942-XX-XX General Officer Commanding X Corps, North Africa
1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Director-General of Transportation, War Office
1943-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 9th Army, Palestine
1945-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of john Redmond