The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Pierre-Philippe-Marie-Adrien Compain

Compain, Pierre-Philippe-Marie-Adrien

Major-General

* 15th of August 1882

† 24th of April 1940

Promotions

1927-12-25 Lieutenant-Colonel
1932-03-24 Colonel
1935-12-10 Brigadier-General
1938-12-23 Major-General

Service

1927-12-25 1934-08-22 Commanding Officer 18th Chasseurs Regiment
1934-08-22 1935-10-XX Commanding Officer Motorized Units, 3rd Cavalry Division
1935-10-XX 1935-12-10 Temporary Commanding Officer 1st Spahis Brigade
1935-12-10 1937-04-10 Commanding Officer 1st Spahis Brigade
1937-04-10 1938-05-XX Commanding Officer Cavalry, Tunisia
1938-05-XX 1938-10-21 Temporary General Officer Commanding Division Meknès [Morocco]
1938-10-21 1938-12-23 Temporary General Officer Commanding Fez Region [Morocco]
1938-10-21 1938-12-23 Temporary General Officer Commanding Territorial Military Division Fez [Morocco]
1938-12-23 1940-02-01 General Officer Commanding Fez Region [Morocco]
1938-12-23 1940-02-01 General Officer Commanding Territorial Military Division Fez [Morocco]
1939-09-21 1940-04-24 Hospitalized
1940-04-24 Died of illness