The Generals of WWII

Generals from The Netherlands Flag for The Netherlands
Portrait of Major-General Gustav Adolf Ilgen

Ilgen, Gustav Adolf


* 3rd of July 1887

† 24th of May 1956


1933-02-28 Lieutenant-Colonel
1934-10-03 Colonel
1936-05-27 Major-General 36-40: General Officer Commanding 2nd KNIL Division [Dutch East India]


1941-XX-XX General Officer Commanding III KNIL Detachment [Dutch East India]
1941-XX-XX 1941-03-09 General Officer Commanding 3rd KNIL Division [Dutch East India]
1942-03-09 Prisoner of War
Picture source: Courtesy of Hans Houterman &