The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Montagu Brocas Burrows

Burrows, Montagu Brocas

Lieutenant-General

* 31st of October 1894

† 17th of January 1967

Promotions

1936-01-01 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1938-05-18 Colonel (Dated back to 1937-05-18)
1939-11-09 Local Brigadier
1940-05-29 Acting Brigadier
1940-11-29 Temporary Brigadier
1940-12-01 Acting Major-General
1941-12-01 Temporary Major-General
1943-01-15 Major-General (Dated back to 1941-11-17)
1943-08-22 Acting Lieutenant-General
1943-11-09 Reverted to Major-General
1944-02-14 Local Lieutenant-General
1944-03-13 Acting Lieutenant-General
1944-12-23 Temporary Lieutenant-General
1946-07-25 Granted the honorary rank of Lieutenant-General

Service

1935-02-14 1938-05-17 General Staff Officer 2, War Office
1938-05-18 1940-05-15 Military Attaché to Italy, Albania & Hungary
1940-05-30 1940-10-12 Commanding Officer 1st Motor Machine Gun Brigade
1940-10-12 1940-12-01 Commanding Officer 26th Armoured Brigade
1940-12-04 1942-03-20 General Officer Commanding 9th Armoured Division
1942-03-20 1942-10-15 General Officer Commanding ? Armoured Group
1942-10-15 1943-12-06 General Officer Commanding 11th Armoured Division
1943-08-22 1943-12-05 Acting General Officer Commanding VIII Corps
1944-03-13 1944-12-03 Head of the British Military Mission to Moscow
1945-01-05 1946-XX-XX Commander in Chief West Africa Command
1946-07-25 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley