The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Alfred Rimbault Aslett

Aslett, Alfred Rimbault


* 14th of January 1901

† 15th of May 1980

(The King's Own Royal Regiment)


1942-02-06 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-06-03 Acting Colonel
1942-06-03 Acting Brigadier
1942-06-30 Reverted to Major
1943-03-22 Acting Colonel
1943-03-22 Acting Brigadier promotion: 23.08.1943 War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-08-23 Temporary Brigadier
1945-05-21 Acting Major-General
1945-06-15 Reverted to Temporary Brigadier
1945-08-26 Lieutenant-Colonel
1946-02-09 Granted the honorary rank of Brigadier


1942-06-02 1942-07-02 Acting Commanding Officer 16th Infantry Brigade [Ceylon]
1942-12-17 1943-01-05 Acting Commanding Officer 16th Infantry Brigade [Ceylon]
1943-04-01 1944-04-26 Commanding Officer 72nd Indian Infantry Brigade
1944-04-26 1944-07-29 Commanding Officer 72nd Brigade Group [Burma]
1944-07-29 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer 36th Infantry Brigade [Burma - India]
1945-05-21 1945-06-16 Acting General Officer Commanding 36th Infantry Division [Burma]
1946-XX-XX Director of Army Sport Control Board, War Office
1946-02-09 Retired