The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Hammond Davies Birks

Birks, Hammond Davies


* 5th of February 1896

† 30th of January 1973

(Regular Army)


1940-08-18 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-12-24 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1945-01-07 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-11-30 Brigadier-General (Retired) : Anti-Tank Officer, II Corps


Plans & Training Officer, XI Corps
1942-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Commanding Officer 120th Infantry Combat Team 30th Infantry Division
1944-10-08 1945-XX-XX Assistant Commanding General 9th Infantry Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-04-04 1945-04-09 Commanding Officer Task Force Birks
1945-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Commanding Officer War Department Personnel Center
1946-11-30 Retired
Picture source: From: 'The Camp Crier', November 19, 1943