The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Gerald Arthur Pilleau

Pilleau, Gerald Arthur


* 16th of October 1896

† 6th of June 1964

(Queen's Royal Regiment)


1940-02-01 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-04-24 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-05-01 Acting Colonel
1941-05-01 Acting Brigadier
1941-11-01 Temporary Colonel
1941-11-01 Temporary Brigadier
1942-09-08 Relinquish the Temporary rank of Brigadier
1943-01-14 Local Brigadier
1943-10-25 Temporary Brigadier
1943-11-28 Colonel (Dated back to 1943-04-24)
1944-11-05 Acting Major-General
1945-11-05 Temporary Major-General
1947-10-15 Granted the Honorary rank of Major-General


1940-02-XX 1941-04-XX Commanding Officer 1st/7th Battalion, Queen's Royal Regiment
1941-05-01 1942-04-09 Commanding Officer 197th Infantry Brigade
1942-04-10 1942-09-08 Brigadier General Staff, III Corps
1943-10-25 1944-10-26 Brigadier General Staff, Scottish Command
1944-11-05 1945-02-05 Chief of Staff, Persia & Iraq Command
1945-02-05 1945-08-XX General Officer Commanding 9th Army
1945-08-XX 1946-XX-XX General Officer Commanding British Troops in Northern Levant
1947-10-15 Retired
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