The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Arthur Reginald Chater

Chater, Arthur Reginald

Major-General

* 7th of February 1896

† 3rd of January 1979

(Royal Marines)

Promotions

1935-12-31 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1939-03-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-05-31 Acting Colonel
1940-07-25 Acting Brigadier
1940-11-30 Temporary Colonel
1941-02-04 Reverted to Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-03-04 Acting Brigadier
1943-08-05 Colonel 2nd Commandant
1943-08-05 Acting Major-General
1943-10-01 Acting Colonel Commandant
1944-11-20 Colonel Commandant
1945-10-01 Major-General

Service

1937-07-04 1941-02-04 Commanding Officer Somaliland Camel Corps
1941-03-04 1943-03-02 Military-Governor of British Somaliland
1943-03-15 1943-08-12 Commandant of ? [Middle East]
1943-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Commandant Portsmouth Division Royal Marines
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Director of Combined Operations, India & South-East Asia
1944-11-20 1945-09-30 Aide-de-Camp to the King
1945-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Major-General General Staff, Royal Marines
1946-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Chatham Group Royal Marines
1948-04-07 Retired
1948-10-08 1958-10-08 Colonel Commandant, The Somaliland Scouts