The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Valentine Boucher

Boucher, Valentine

Major-General

* 14th of February 1904

† 1st of April 1961

(The Buffs)

Promotions

1940-07-03 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-10-03 War Substantive Major
1940-10-03 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-08-27 Major
1943-04-29 Acting Colonel
1943-10-22 Acting Brigadier
1943-10-29 War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-10-29 Temporary Colonel
1944-04-22 Temporary Brigadier
1946-09-06 Lieutenant-Colonel
1948-01-26 Colonel (Dated back to 1946-10-29)
1953-01-01 Brigadier
1953-07-27 Temporary Brigadier
1954-05-31 Major-General

Service

1942-05-17 1942-11-07 Commanding Officer 9th Battalion The Buffs
1944-01-22 1946-XX-XX Director of Movements, Army Headquarters India
1946-XX-XX Director of Personnel Movement, War Office
1948-XX-XX 1950-XX-XX Deputy Director of Military Intelligence, War Office
1950-XX-XX 1953-XX-XX Commanding Officer 24th Infantry Brigade
1953-06-04 1961-03-01 Colonel, The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)
1953-07-27 1956-06-01 Director of Military Intelligence, War Office
1956-06-25 1958-06-18 Head of the British Army Staff Washington
1958-08-31 Retired