The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Marie-Jacques-Henri Chanoine

Chanoine, Marie-Jacques-Henri

Brigadier-General

* 7th of February 1882

† 14th of January 1944

Promotions

1928-12-25 Lieutenant-Colonel
1933-09-24 Colonel
1938-09-23 Brigadier-General

Service

1927-12-21 1929-12-07 Chief of Staff, Cavalry, Algeria
1929-12-07 1930-12-06 Attached to 5th African Chasseurs Regiment
1930-12-06 1933-08-21 Commanding Officer 3rd African Chasseurs Regiment
1933-08-21 Attached to Centre d'Études de l'Aéroinautique
1937-04-19 Attached to the Ministry of Air
1937-04-19 1938-09-23 Temporary Commanding Officer 3rd Cavalry Group
1938-09-23 1939-09-02 Commanding Officer 3rd Cavalry Group
1939-09-02 1939-09-16 At disposal
1939-09-16 1940-01-17 Commanding Officer Meaux Rear Area Zone
1940-01-17 1940-03-XX General Officer Commanding 5th Light Division
1940-03-XX 1940-06-12 General Officer Commanding 5th Light Cavalry Division
1940-06-12 1941-12-18 Prisoner of War
1941-12-18 Released for reasons of health