The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Walter Allfrey

Allfrey, Sir Charles Walter

Lieutenant-General

* 24th of October 1895

† 2nd of November 1964

(Royal Army)

Promotions

1935-01-01 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1939-08-06 Colonel (Dated back to 01.01.1938)
1940-02-27 Acting Brigadier
1940-02-27 Temporary Brigadier
1940-07-19 Acting Major-General
1941-09-19 Temporary Major-General
1942-03-09 Acting Lieutenant-General
1943-03-09 War Substative Major-General
1943-03-09 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-11-06 Major-General (Dated back to 07.06.1943)
1944-08-08 Reverted to Major-General
1944-11-16 Temporary Lieutenant-General
1946-11-23 Lieutenant-General (Dated back to 14.12.1944)

Service

1936-01-21 1939-01-20 Instructor at Staff College Camberley
1939-08-06 1940-02-25 General Staff Officer 1, 2nd Infantry Division
1940-02-27 1940-06-07 Commander Corps Royal Artillery, II Corps [France]
1940-06-08 1940-07-18 Commander Corps Royal Artillery, IV Corps
1940-07-18 1941-02-23 General Officer Commanding South-Western Area
1941-02-27 General Officer Commanding Division Devon & Cornwall County
1941-02-28 1942-03-09 General Officer Commanding 43rd Infantry Division
1942-03-09 1944-08-08 General Officer Commanding V Corps [Tunisia - Italy]
1944-11-16 1948-XX-XX General Officer Commanding British Troops in Egypt
1948-06-17 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of the Kohima Museum