The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Hasting Lionel Ismay of Wormington

Ismay of Wormington, Hasting Lionel


* 21st of June 1887

† 17th of December 1965

(Indian Army)

Nickname: Pug

Nickname: Baron Ismay of Wormington


1928-07-01 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1931-08-05 Lieutenant-Colonel
1933-08-01 Colonel (Dated back to 1931-07-01)
1938-08-31 Local Major-General
1939-04-16 Major-General
1941-09-20 Local Lieutenant-General
1941-10-08 Reverted to Major-General
1942-08-16 Lieutenant-General
1944-04-01 General


1931-04-19 1933-07-31 Military Sectary to the Viceroy of India
1933-08-01 1936-08-04 General Staff Officer, 1 War Office
1936-XX-XX 1938-08-30 Deputy Secretary to the Committee of Imperial Defence
1938-08-31 1940-05-XX Secretary to the Committee of Imperial Defence
1940-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Chief of Staff to Minister of Defence
1941-09-20 Special Employment
1947-03-XX 1947-11-XX Chief of Staff Viceroy of India
1951-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations
1952-XX-XX 1957-XX-XX Secretary-General of North Atlantic Treaty Organization
1952-XX-XX 1956-XX-XX Vice-Chairman of North Atlantic Council
1956-XX-XX 1957-XX-XX Chairman of North Atlantic Council
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley