The Generals of WWII

Generals from Great Britain Flag for Great Britain
Portrait of Major-General Ralph Alger Bagnold

Bagnold, Ralph Alger


* 3rd of April 1896

† 28th of May 1990

(Royal Signals)


1940-11-22 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-02-01 War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-09-15 Temporary Colonel
1943-07-01 Acting Brigadier
1943-10-20 Acting Major-General
1944-06-07 Granted the honorary rank of Brigadier


1939-08-01 Retired
1939-09-XX Recalled
1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Commanding Officer Long Range Desert Group [North Africa]
1943-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Deputy Signal Officer in Chief, Middle East Command
1944-06-07 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley