The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General William Frazer Tompkins

Tompkins, William Frazer


* 22nd of September 1892

† 26th of October 1969

(Regular Army)


1936-04-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-07-25 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1943-06-12 Colonel
1944-08-07 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-06-30 Major-General (Retired)


1935-09-29 1936-05-27 Attached to the Office of Chief of Engineers
1936-06-15 1940-07-15 District Engineer, 2nd New Orleans District
1940-07-20 1941-07-07 Executive Assistant, Office of the Chief of Engineers
1941-07-08 1942-02-25 Engineer, General Headquarters US Army
1942-02-26 1943-05-15 Assistant Executive, Munitions Assignments Board, Combined Chiefs of Staff
1943-05-16 1943-07-22 Executive to Chief of Staff for Service Commands, Army Service Forces
1943-08-23 1945-06-29 Director of the Special Planning Division, War Department
1945-08-08 1945-11-25 Deputy Commanding General Service Command C [Philippines - Japan]
1945-08-08 1945-11-25 Chief of Staff, Service Command C [Philippines - Japan]
1946-06-30 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, January 1971" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.