The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Donald Roland Edwin Rowan Bateman

Bateman, Donald Roland Edwin Rowan


* 21st of January 1901

† 18th of February 1969

(The 10th Baluch Regiment)

(Indian Army)


1941-03-21 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-21 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-08-04 Reverted to Major
1941-10-01 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-04-15 Acting Colonel
1942-04-15 Acting Brigadier
1942-10-15 War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-10-15 Temporary Colonel
1942-10-15 Temporary Brigadier
1944-06-16 Reverted to War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-10-01 Temporary Colonel
1944-10-01 Temporary Brigadier
1944-11-08 Acting Major-General
Reverted to Temporary Brigadier
1946-07-16 Lieutenant-Colonel
1947-02-25 Colonel (Dated back to 1947-01-20)
1948-10-22 Granted the honorary rank of Brigadier


1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX General Staff Officer 1, 4th Indian Infantry Division
1942-12-XX 1944-04-XX Commanding Officer 5th Indian Infantry Brigade [North Africa]
1944-11-08 Director of Military Training, Army Headquarters India
1947-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX Commanding Officer Bombay Area [India]
1948-10-22 Retired
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