The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Sir Allan Henry Shafto Adair

Adair, Sir Allan Henry Shafto

Major-General

* 3rd of November 1897

† 4th of August 1988

(Grenadier Guards)

Nickname: Baronet Adair

Promotions

1940-05-08 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-08-08 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-09-19 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-10-17 Acting Colonel
1940-10-17 Acting Brigadier
1941-04-17 Temporary Colonel
1941-04-17 Temporary Brigadier
1942-09-21 Acting Major-General
1943-06-30 Colonel
1943-09-21 Temporary Major-General
1946-07-25 Major-General (Dated back to 12.11.1944)

Service

1940-05-08 1940-XX-XX Commanding Officer 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards
1940-10-17 1941-09-15 Commanding Officer 30th Independent Brigade
1941-09-15 1942-09-21 Commanding Officer 6th Guards Amoured Brigade
1942-09-12 1942-09-21 Acting General Officer Commanding Guards Amoured Division
1942-09-21 1945-06-12 General Officer Commanding Guards Amoured Division [North-West Europe]
1945-06-12 1945-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Guards Division
1945-12-XX 1946-11-14 General Officer Commanding 13th Infantry Division [Greece]
1947-03-11 Retired
1960-12-19 1975-01-01 Colonel, Grenadiers Guards
Picture source: Courtest of Paul Godley