The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier Wilfrid Dinsey Chapman

Chapman, Wilfrid Dinsey


* 16th of May 1891

† 6th of May 1955


1940-05-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-01-04 Colonel
1943-05-08 Temporary Brigadier
1945-11-23 Granted the Honorary rank of Brigadier


1940-05-01 1940-10-31 Commanding Officer 2nd/2nd Australian Field Workshop
1940-11-01 1942-05-31 Chief Ordnance Mechanical Engineer, I Australian Corps
1941-01-07 1942-05-31 Chief Ordnance Mechanical Engineer, Australian Imperial Force [Middle East]
1942-06-01 1943-01-07 Inspector of Workshop Services, Army Headquarters
1943-01-08 1945-11-01 Chief Superintendent of Design, Master-General of the Ordnance Branch, Army Headquarters
1945-11-23 Retired
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