The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier Archibald Robert Allen

Allen, Archibald Robert


* 20th of October 1888

† September 1961


1931-11-12 Lieutenant-Colonel
1936-12-13 Temporary Colonel
1938-05-01 Temporary Brigadier
1942-08-10 Relinquishes the Temporary rank of Brigadier
1942-08-11 Temporary Colonel
1944-09-05 Granted the Honorary rank of Colonel
1948-01-16 Granted the Honorary rank of Brigadier


1931-11-12 1936-12-12 Commanding Officer 43rd/48th Infantry Battalion
1936-12-13 1942-07-09 Commanding Officer 3rd Australian Infantry Brigade
1942-08-11 1944-04-13 Commanding Officer Western Australia Lines of Communication Area Training Depots
1944-04-14 1944-07-27 Commanding Officer Western Reinforcement Training Centre
1944-09-05 Retired
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