The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier Eric Lacy Vowles

Vowles, Eric Lacy


* 13th of July 1893

† 28th of September 1977


1936-06-27 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1937-07-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1939-11-02 Colonel


1934-12-15 1938-07-24 General Staff Officer, Field Troops, 4th Military District
1934-12-15 1938-07-24 General Staff Officer, 4th District Base
1938-07-25 1939-03-12 General Staff Officer 1, 11th Australian Mixed Brigade
1939-03-13 1939-11-01 Director of Military Art, Royal Military College Duntroon
1939-11-02 1942-01-05 Director of Military Training, Army Headquarters
1942-01-06 1942-04-14 District Officer Commanding 6th Military District
1942-04-15 1943-04-05 Commanding Officer Tasmania Lines of Communication Area
1942-06-07 1943-04-05 Commanding Officer Tasmania Force
1943-04-06 1944-04-02 Commanding Officer 12th Australian Infantry Brigade
1944-04-03 1944-09-01 Commanding Officer Lae Base Sub Area
1944-09-02 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer 4th Australian Base Sub Area
1946-XX-XX 1949-XX-XX Commandant of Royal Military College Duntroon
1949-XX-XX Retired
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