The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier George Talbot Burney

Burney, George Talbot

Brigadier

* 15th of September 1889

† 7th of November 1940

Promotions

1924-06-30 Local Lieutenant-Colonel
1930-06-03 Reverted to Major
1934-12-16 Lieutenant-Colonel
1937-12-16 Colonel
1939-08-28 Temporary Brigadier

Service

1934-12-16 1938-12-16 Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion The Gordon Highlanders
1939-08-28 1940-01-02 Commanding Officer 27th Infantry Brigade
1940-01-05 1940-06-12 Commanding Officer 153rd Infantry Brigade [France]
1940-06-12 1940-11-07 Prisoner of War [Germany]