The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Frederick Whitmore Burch

Burch, Frederick Whitmore


* 1st of November 1893

† 20th of December 1977

(Indian Army)


1938-01-01 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-03-15 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-03-15 Acting Colonel
1941-09-15 Temporary Colonel
1941-12-08 Acting Brigadier
1942-11-21 Acting Major-General
1943-04-07 Colonel (Dated back to 1941-01-01)
1943-10-05 Temporary Major-General
1946-10-09 Granted the honorary rank of Major-General


1939-11-01 1940-10-31 Military Assistant Secretary to Commander in Chief India
1940-11-01 1941-03-14 Assistant Commandant of Quetta Staff College [India]
1941-03-15 1941-12-07 General Staff Officer 1 ? [India]
1941-12-08 1942-11-20 Deputy Director of Staff Duties, Army Headquarters India
1942-11-21 1944-04-02 Director of Staff Duties, Army Headquarters India
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Head of Indian Army Mission to Middle East Command
1946-XX-XX Commander in Chief Baroda State Forces [India]
1946-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Baroda State Forces [India]
1946-10-09 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley