The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier William Gourlay Colquhoun

Colquhoun, William Gourlay

Brigadier

* 9th of August 1888

† 18th of November 1966

Nickname: Shorty

Promotions

1937-02-16 Lieutenant-Colonel

Service

1939-09-01 1940-09-13 Commanding Officer 1 Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
1940-09-14 1941-06-09 Commanding Officer 7th Canadian Brigade
1941-08-28 1942-06-02 Commanding Officer 13th Canadian Brigade
1942-06-27 1943-10-06 Commanding Officer 19th Canadian Brigade
1943-10-07 1945-08-31 Commanding Officer 1st Canadian Training Brigade