The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Joseph Franklin Battley

Battley, Joseph Franklin


* 19th of December 1893

† 18th of December 1970

(Regular Army)


1941-09-15 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-03-09 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-09-30 Lieutenant-Colonel
1947-07-30 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-08-16 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Chief of Service Command Division, Army Service Forces
1944-01-06 1945-06-15 Deputy Chief of Staff for Service Commands, Army Service Forces
1945-XX-XX 1947-XX-XX Chief of Public Relations, Army Service Forces
1947-07-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "Fort Hood in World War II" by David Fort, 2015