The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General William Henry Bartholomew

Bartholomew, William Henry

General

* 16th of March 1877

† 31st of December 1962

(Royal Artillery)

Nickname: Barty

Promotions

1915-08-17 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1916-01-01 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1917-06-30 Reverted to Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1917-08-22 Temporary Brigadier-General
1918-01-11 Brevet Colonel
1920-08-10 Colonel (Dated back to 1918-01-01)
1921-01-01 Reverted to Colonel
1921-01-01 Temporary Colonel on Staff
1923-08-23 Temporary Colonel Commandant
1926-05-21 Major-General
1933-02-13 Lieutenant-General
1937-02-19 General

Service

1915-08-17 1916-12-07 General Staff Officer 1, 4th Infantry Division [France]
1916-12-20 1917-08-20 General Staff Officer 1, War Office
1917-08-22 1918-11-21 Brigadier-General General Staff, Egyptian Expeditionary Force
1918-11-22 1922-03-31 Deputy Director of Military Intelligence, War Office
1922-04-01 1923-07-01 Deputy Director of Military Operations & Intelligence, War Office
1923-07-01 1923-08-23 Half-pay
1923-08-23 1926-05-21 Commanding Officer 6th Infantry Brigade
1926-01-01 1926-05-21 Aide-de-Camp to the King
1927-06-01 1928-12-31 Director of Recruiting & Organization, War Office
1929-01-01 1931-01-19 Commandant of Imperial Defence College
1931-01-19 1931-02-01 Half-pay
1931-02-01 1934-01-21 Director of Military Operations & Military Intelligence, War Office
1934-05-10 1937-10-11 Chief General Staff, Army Headquarters India
1934-06-20 1947-03-16 Colonel Commandant, Royal Regiment of Artillery
1937-10-12 1940-01-15 General Officer Commanding in Chief Northern Command
1938-04-26 1940-06-08 Aide-de-Camp General to the King
1940-06-08 Retired
1940-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Regional Commissioner for Civil Defence North-East
Picture source: Courtesy of John Redmond