The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General André Berniquet

Berniquet, André


* 11th of May 1878

† 11th of June 1940


1921-09-23 Lieutenant-Colonel
1928-06-25 Colonel
1933-03-20 Brigadier-General
1937-09-18 Major-General


1921-XX-XX Attached to Cavalry Directorate, Ministry of War
1926-XX-XX Commanding Officer 19th Dragoon Regiment
1928-XX-XX 1931-XX-XX Commanding Officer Motorized Troops, 3rd Cavalry Division
1931-07-11 1934-02-20 Commanding Officer 3rd Cavalry Brigade
1934-02-20 1936-10-01 Commanding Officer 2nd Cavalry Brigade
1936-10-01 1940-02-10 General Officer Commanding 2nd Cavalry Division
1940-02-10 1940-03-05 General Officer Commanding 2nd Light Division
1940-03-05 1940-06-11 General Officer Commanding 2nd Light Cavalry Division
1940-06-11 Killed in Action
Picture source: From 'Revue Historique des Armées, 1979. No. 4'