A six-year Royal Engineer Lieutenant before WWI, he won a VC in December 1941, was mentioned in dispatches twice, and won a DSO in January 1961....
Name: Sir James Handyside MARSHALL-CORNWALL, KCB, CBE, DSO, MC
Unit: Royal Artillery
London Gazette :...
Name: Anthony COURAGE, DSO, MC
Unit: 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars
London Gazette : 8 December 1896...
Can anyone please tell me who the Major General, Royal Artillery was in March 1941? I've come across a reference to his inspection of a number of...
Saw this great picture today.
He's firing a Walther PP or PPK which was most like a war trophy. He has his 1908 General Officers model Colt 1908...
He spend a long time as a POW in Germany.
I think, died in Scotland.
Does anyone know of children or other family members?
Personal Number: 14618
Name: Colin McVean GUBBINS, KCMG, DSO, MC
Unit: Royal Field Artillery, Royal Artillery, 24th Guards...
Personal Number: 9503
Name: John Charles Oakes MARRIOTT, CVO, DSO, MC, MiD
Unit: Scots Guards
London Gazette : 9 August 1915...
Major General BECKWITH-SMITH, MERTON
G.O.C. 18th Inf. Div.
General Staff and Welsh Guards
D S O, M C
"The 'Fightin'est' Canadian General"
Brigadier Christopher Vokes and his Approach to Military Command, June 1942 - August 1943 - by G. Christopher...
I am struggling to find a photograph of General Andrew (‘Bulgy’)Thorne,
GOC XII Corps, Home Forces 1940
Please can anyone post one that I can...
This is my first post with WW2Talk! Just wanted to throw it out there, who do you think was the best general of WW2 and why? I've...
Does anyone know how many british generals were captured during WW2? Was just searching the pow list on ancestry.co.uk and saw three listed under P!
Personal Number: 15446
Name: Sir Allan Henry Shafto ADAIR, Bt, GCVO, CB, DSO, MC*, MiD***
Unit: Grenadier Guards
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