The Generals of WWII

Generals from Great Britain Flag for Great Britain
Portrait of Major-General George Frederick Hopkinson

Hopkinson, George Frederick


* 1896

† 12th of September 1943

Nickname: Hoppy


1941-10-27 1941-12-10 Commanding Officer 31st Independent Brigade Group
1941-12-10 1943-03-10 Commanding Officer 1st Airlanding Brigade Group
1943-03-10 1943-04-06 Commanding Officer 1st Airlanding Brigade
1943-05-06 1943-09-11 General Officer Commanding 1st Airborne Division, Sicily
1943-09-12 Died of wounds
Picture source: From "The Sky Generals" by Major Victor Dover. 1981