The Generals of WWII

Generals from Great Britain Flag for Great Britain
Portrait of Major-General James Alexander Campbell

Campbell, James Alexander

Major-General

* 3rd of December 1886

† 3rd of February 1964

Promotions

1932-01-01 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1934-11-16 Brevet Colonel (Dated back to 1933-11-16)
1936-01-01 Colonel (Dated back to 1933-11-16)
1936-01-01 Local Brigadier
1939-01-28 Temporary Brigadier
1939-10-19 Reverted Colonel
1939-11-16 Temporary Brigadier
1941-12-15 Acting Major-General
1942-12-15 Temporary Major-General
1944-06-21 Granted the honorary rank of Major-General

Service

1932-01-14 1934-11-16 General Staff Officer 2, War Office
1934-11-16 1939-08-29 Commanding Officer North Brigade King's African Rifles [East Africa]
1939-08-29 1939-10-19 Commanding Officer 1st East African Brigade [East Africa]
1939-12-21 1941-05-21 Commanding Officer 44th Infantry Brigade
1940-08-19 1940-08-23 Acting General Officer Commanding 15th Infantry Division
1941-01-27 1941-01-30 Acting General Officer Commanding 15th Infantry Division
1941-06-18 1941-10-10 Commanding Officer 73rd Infantry Brigade
1941-XX-XX Commanding Officer South Highland Area
1941-12-15 1944-XX-XX District Officer Commanding East Lancashire District
1944-06-21 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Anonymous