The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Robert Clive Bridgeman

Bridgeman, Robert Clive


* 1st of April 1896

† 17th of November 1982

(The Rifle Brigade)

(Reserve of Officers)

Nickname: Viscount Bridgeman of Leigh


1935-07-01 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1939-12-03 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-05-22 Acting Colonel
1940-11-22 War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-11-22 Temporary Colonel
1941-02-13 Temporary Brigadier
1941-06-03 Acting Major-General
1942-06-03 War Substantive Colonel
1942-06-03 Temporary Major-General
1951-05-16 Granted the honorary rank of Major-General


1935-10-01 1937-10-17 General Staff Officer 2, War Office
1937-11-18 Retired
1939-09-01 Recalled
1939-09-01 1940-XX-XX General Staff Officer 1, British Expeditionary Force [France]
1940-08-13 1940-11-26 Commanding Officer 145th Infantry Brigade
1940-11-27 Deputy Director Home Guard, War Office
1941-06-03 1944-XX-XX Director-General Home Guard & Territorial Army, War Office
1944-06-21 1945-XX-XX Deputy Adjutant-General (A), War Office
1949-01-12 1959-01-12 Honorary Colonel, 4th Battalion The King's Shropshire Light Infantry
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