The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier Bernard Howlett

Howlett, Bernard


* 18th of December 1899

† 30th of November 1943

Nickname: Swifty


1940-10-07 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-12-17 Temporary Brigadier


1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Commanding Officer 6th Battalion The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Kent Regiment 17.12.42-30.11.43: Commanding Officer 36th Infantry Brigade [North Africa - Sicily - Italy]
1943-03-03 1943-03-16 Temporary Commanding Officer 139th Brigade [North Africa]
1943-11-30 Killed in Action [Italy]
Picture source: From "The Plain Cook and the Great Showman : The First and Eight Arimes in North Africa" by Gregory Blaxland, 1977