The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Donald Clunes Butterworth

Butterworth, Donald Clunes

Major-General

* 3rd of February 1895

† 1983

Promotions

1940-03-14 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-06-14 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-10-15 Acting Colonel
1940-10-15 Acting Brigadier
1941-04-15 War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-04-15 Temporary Colonel
1941-04-15 Temporary Brigadier
1942-04-23 Acting Major-General
1943-04-23 War Substantive Colonel
1943-04-23 Temporary Major-General
1944-01-27 Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-01-29 Colonel (Dated back to 1943-04-23)
1944-10-24 Reverted to Colonel
1944-10-25 Local Brigadier
1945-06-18 Temporary Brigadier
1947-11-01 Brigadier
1948-06-18 Granted the honorary rank of Major-General

Service

1940-10-21 1941-07-30 Commanding Officer 218th Independent Brigade
1941-07-28 1942-04-30 Commanding Officer 113th Infantry Brigade
1942-04-23 1944-09-01 General Officer Commanding 38th Infantry Division
1944-08-21 1944-10-10 General Officer Commanding 78th Infantry Division
1948-06-18 Retired