Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by Bala, Sep 11, 2012.
Wanted names and dates of C-in-C Home Forces throughout the war.
Home Forces GOC's included Edmund Ironside (May-July 1940), Alan Brooke (July 1940-December 1941) and Bernard Paget (December 1941-January 1944). Walter Kirke might have preceded Ironside, but I don't know who followed Paget.
Thank you for the information - I have just found the next C-in-C
LONDON, January 6 1944
Gen. Sir Harold E. Franklyn
has been appointed Commander-in-chief, Home Forces, in succession to Gen. Sir Bernard Paget. who was recently appointed C-ln-C. Middle East.
Gen. Franklyn has been commanding troops in Northern Ireland since May. 1941. His task
was to train a large part of the field army for eventual service overseas.
Born in November, 1885. Franklyn served in the last war almost continuously. He was
wounded six times and mentioned in dispatches
Separate names with a comma.