The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Claude Vivian Birkhead

Birkhead, Claude Vivian

Lieutenant-General

* 27th of May 1880

† 19th of November 1950

(National Guard)

Promotions

1917-06-04 Colonel (Texas National Guard)
1924-03-17 Brigadier-General (Texas National Guard)
1936-09-19 Major-General (Texas National Guard)
1936-10-18 Major-General (National Guard of the United States)
1940-10-25 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1948-06-29 Major-General (Retired)
1948-08-02 Lieutenant-General (Texas National Guard)

Service

1917-10-01 1919-04-02 Commanding Officer 131st Field Artillery Regiment
1924-03-17 1936-09-18 Commanding Officer 61st Field Artillery Brigade
1936-09-19 1941-09-13 Commanding General 36th Infantry Division
1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Commandant of Camp Bowie
1942-XX-XX Commanding General Internal Security Forces 3rd Service Command
1942-05-27 Retired
1948-01-26 1950-11-19 Commanding General Texas State Guard Reserve Corps
Picture source: http://www.texasmilitaryforcesmuseum.org/1940/36division.htm