The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier Frederick Alexander Burrows

Burrows, Frederick Alexander


* 10th of November 1897

† 23rd of May 1973


1938-08-15 Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-04-09 Temporary Brigadier
1942-09-01 Colonel
1945-07-28 Granted the Honorary rank of Brigadier


1938-08-15 1940-04-25 Commanding Officer 36th Infantry Battalion
1940-04-26 1941-12-26 Commanding Officer 2nd/13th Infantry Battalion [Middle East - North Africa]
1942-05-09 1945-05-24 Commanding Officer 1st Australian Infantry Brigade
1945-07-28 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley