The Generals of WWII

Generals from Great Britain Flag for Great Britain
Portrait of Brigadier Allen Prichard Block

Block, Allen Prichard


* 13th of January 1899

† 22nd of May 1973

(The Queen's Regiment)


1940-05-28 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-08-28 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-09-25 Acting Colonel
1943-09-25 Acting Brigadier
1944-03-25 War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-03-25 Temporary Colonel
1944-03-25 Temporary Brigadier
1946-04-24 Lieutenant-Colonel
1947-03-07 Colonel
Local Brigadier
1953-05-05 Granted the honorary rank of Brigadier


1940-07-04 1940-10-09 Commanding Officer 50th Holding Battalion The Queen's Regiment
1940-10-09 1941-07-XX Commanding Officer 15th Battalion The Queen's Regiment
1941-07-XX 1943-09-24 Commanding Officer 2/7th Battalion The Queen's Regiment
1943-09-25 1945-02-18 Commanding Officer 139th Infantry Brigade [Italy - Middle East - North Africa - Greece]
1945-03-25 1945-03-29 Commanding Officer 139th Infantry Brigade [Greece]
1947-XX-XX 1950-XX-XX Commanding Officer 131st Infantry Brigade 50-53: Military Adviser to the UK High Commissioner in Pakistan 05.05.53: Retired
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