The Generals of WWII

Generals from The Netherlands Flag for The Netherlands
Portrait of Lieutenant-General Jan Joseph Godfried Baron van Voorst tot Voorst

Voorst tot Voorst, Jan Joseph Godfried Baron van


* 29th of December 1880

† 11th of November 1963


1930-05-02 Lieutenant-Colonel
1932-05-02 Colonel
1934-05-02 Major-General
1937-01-03 Lieutenant-General


1932-XX-XX 1934-XX-XX Commanding Officer Grenadier Brigade
1934-XX-XX 1937-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 4th Division
1937-04-XX 1940-05-15 Commander in Chief of the Field Army
1940-XX-XX Commandant of Fortress Holland
1940-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Prisoner of War
Picture source: From "Anden verdenskrig : Lynkrig i vest" by Eddy Bauer, 1990