The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General John Buckley

Buckley, John


* 13th of September 1883

† 17th of October 1972


1939-12-01 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-05-29 Local Brigadier
1941-02-15 Local Major-General
1941-10-16 Acting Major-General
1942-02-15 War Substantive Colonel
1942-02-15 Temporary Major-General
1945-02-12 Granted the honorary rank of Major-General


1940-05-29 Principal Priority Officer, Department of the Director-General of Army Requirements, War Office
1941-02-15 1945-XX-XX Controller-General of Economy, War Office
1945-02-11 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley