The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier David Francis Aikenhead

Aikenhead, David Francis

Brigadier

* 29th of June 1895

† 19th of May 1955

(Royal Artillery)

Promotions

1940-02-29 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-04-28 Reverted to Major
1940-05-29 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-03-07 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-10-22 Acting Colonel
1941-10-22 Acting Brigadier
1942-04-22 Temporary Colonel
1942-04-22 Temporary Brigadier
1942-06-06 Reverted to Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-09-01 Temporary Colonel
1942-09-01 Temporary Brigadier
1943-12-13 Reverted to Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-06-01 Temporary Brigadier
1944-06-30 Colonel (Dated back to 1944-03-07)
1945-07-05 Reverted to Colonel
1947-12-10 Granted the honorary rank of Brigadier

Service

1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery [France - North Africa]
1941-10-22 1942-06-06 Commander Corps Royal Artillery, XXX Corps [North Africa]
1942-XX-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery [North Africa]
1942-09-01 1943-05-14 Commander Royal Artillery, 48th Infantry Division
1943-05-15 1943-12-13 Brigadier Royal Artillery ?
1943-12-14 1944-05-31 Commander Royal Artillery ?
1944-06-01 1944-10-26 Commanding Officer 7th Army Group Royal Artillery [Middle East]
1944-10-27 1944-11-16 Commander Corps Royal Artillery, III Corps [Greece]
1947-12-10 Retired