The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General David Murray Murray-Lyon

Murray-Lyon, David Murray


* 14th of August 1890

† 4th of February 1975

(4th Gurkha Rifles)

(Indian Army)


1932-07-01 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1936-04-02 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-04-01 Colonel (Dated back to 1935-07-01)
1940-04-01 Temporary Brigadier
1940-10-17 Acting Major-General
1941-10-17 Temporary Major-General
1943-06-11 Granted the honorary rank of Major-General (Dated back to 1942-05-03)


1936-04-02 1939-04-01 Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion, 4th Gurkha Rifles
1940-04-01 1940-09-XX Commanding Officer Zhob Brigade [India]
1940-10-12 1941-12-24 General Officer Commanding 11th Indian Infantry Division [Malaya]
Senior Liaison Officer Indian Army to Scotland
1942-05-03 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Anonymous