The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Henry Benton Sayler

Sayler, Henry Benton


* 4th of November 1893

† 7th of May 1970

(Regular Army)


1936-06-17 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-30 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-04-26 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1943-08-01 Colonel
1944-06-02 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-05-31 Termination of rank Major-General (Army of the United States)
1948-01-24 Brigadier-General
1949-12-01 Major-General (Retired)


1931-04-01 1937-08-10 Member of the Cavalry Board
1937-08-25 1941-07-XX Chief of General Supply Division, Office of the Chief of Ordnance
1941-07-XX 1942-01-XX Ordnance Officer, 4th Corps Area
1942-01-XX 1942-06-XX Ordnance Officer, 1st Army
1942-01-XX 1942-06-XX Ordnance Officer, Eastern Defense Command
1942-06-XX 1945-07-01 Chief Ordnance Officer, US European Theater of Operations
1945-07-01 1945-09-14 Chief Ordnance Officer, US Forces European Theater
1945-09-XX 1946-02-XX Deputy Chief of Ordnance
1946-02-XX 1949-11-30 Assistant Chief of Ordnance
1946-02-XX 1948-08-XX Chief of Field Service, Office of the Chief of Ordnance
1946-08-XX 1949-11-30 Chief of Research & Development, Office of the Chief of Ordnance
1949-11-30 Retired
Picture source: From "The Ordnance Department : on beachhead and battlefront" by Lida Mayo, 1991