The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Frank William Milburn

Milburn, Frank William


* 11th of January 1892

† 25th of October 1962

(Regular Army)


1935-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-02-16 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-09-09 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1943-01-27 Colonel
1946-10-02 Brigadier-General
1948-01-24 Major-General


1934-08-01 1938-06-24 Instructor at the Command & General Staff School
1938-08-21 1940-07-03 Executive Officer, 29th Infantry Regiment
1940-07-04 1941-05-26 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-3), 8th Infantry Division
1941-05-28 1942-02-27 Commanding Officer 11th Infantry Regiment
1942-02-28 1942-08-XX Assistant Commanding General 8th Infantry Division
1942-08-XX 1943-12-XX Commanding General 83rd Infantry Division
1943-12-31 1945-08-XX Commanding General XXI Corps [Northwestern Europe]
1945-08-XX 1945-09-XX Acting Commanding General 7th Army
1945-08-XX 1945-09-XX Commanding General XXIII Corps
1945-11-12 1946-06-01 Commanding General V Corps
1946-06-01 1949-05-31 Commanding General 1st Infantry Division [Germany]
1949-05-15 1949-09-02 Acting Chief of Staff, US European Command
1949-06-01 1950-XX-XX Deputy Commanding General US European Command
1950-08-10 1950-09-11 Commanding General IX Corps [Korea]
1950-09-11 1951-07-18 Commanding General I Corps [Korea]
1952-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley