The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Gheorghe Avramescu

Avramescu, Gheorghe

General

* 26th of January 1888

† 3rd of March 1945

Promotions

1923-05-23 Lieutenant-Colonel
1929-03-31 Colonel
1936-06-08 Brigadier-General
1940-06-08 Major-General
1942-07-18 Lieutenant-General
1945-02-09 General (Reserve)

Service

1932-10-01 1934-03-15 Chief of 6th Transportation Section, General Staff
1934-03-15 1935-06-15 Technical Inspector, Gendarmerie Training Centre
1935-06-15 1937-11-01 Commanding Officer 12th Infantry Brigade
1937-11-01 1939-09-08 General Officer Commanding 10th Division
1941-06-03 1943-10-05 General Officer Commanding Mountain Corps
1943-10-05 1944-02-22 General Officer Commanding III Corps
1944-02-22 1944-07-30 General Officer Commanding VI Corps
1944-07-30 1944-08-23 General Officer Commanding 4th Army
1944-08-31 1945-01-11 General Officer Commanding 4th Army
1945-02-08 Retired, but remained employed
1945-02-18 1945-03-02 General Officer Commanding 4th Army
1945-03-02 1945-03-03 Arrested by the Soviets as a pro-German
1945-03-03 Killed by an German air attack while retained by the Soviets
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis Kursietis