The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General William Pat Arthur Bradshaw

Bradshaw, William Pat Arthur

Major-General

* 8th of March 1897

† 9th of April 1966

(Scots Guards)

Nickname: Pat

Promotions

1935-12-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1938-10-25 Colonel (Dated back to 1938-10-18)
1939-08-24 Temporary Brigadier
1942-04-08 Acting Major-General
1943-04-08 Temporary Major-General
1946-05-25 Granted the honorary rank of Major-General

Service

1935-12-01 1938-10-18 Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion Scots Guards
1938-10-18 1939-08-23 Commanding Officer Scots Guards & Regimental District
1939-08-24 1940-11-21 Commanding Officer 4th Infantry Brigade
1940-11-21 1941-03-25 Commanding Officer 140th Infantry Brigade
1941-03-25 1941-04-18 Acting General Officer Commanding 47th Infantry Division
1941-04-19 1941-11-03 Commanding Officer 140th Infantry Brigade
1941-11-03 1942-04-08 Commanding Officer 24th Independent Brigade Group
1942-04-08 1944-03-29 General Officer Commanding 59th Infantry Division
1944-03-29 1945-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 48th Infantry Division
1946-05-25 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley