The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General William Edward Raab Covell

Covell, William Edward Raab

Major-General

* 29th of November 1892

† 16th of August 1975

(Regular Army)

Promotions

1936-03-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-06-25 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1943-11-05 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-01-31 Termination of rank Major-General (Army of the United States)
1948-06-29 Major-General (Retired)

Service

1933-05-26 1936-05-08 Assistant Engineer of Maintenance, Panama Canal
1936-05-09 1940-05-31 District Engineer, US Engineers Department, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1940-05-31 Retired
1941-06-01 Recalled
1941-08-01 1941-09-XX Assistant in Construction, Office of the Quartermaster-General
1941-09-XX 1942-02-XX Attached to Office of the Under Secretary of War
1942-02-XX 1953-05-XX Division Engineer, Caribbean Division
1943-05-XX 1943-11-XX Chief of Fuels & Lubricants Division, Office of the Quartermaster-General
1943-11-15 1944-11-02 Commanding General Services of Supply, US China-Burma-India Theater of Operations
1944-11-02 1944-12-18 Commanding General Services of Supply, US Burma-India Theater of Operations
1945-02-10 1945-05-21 Commanding General Services of Supply, US Burma-India Theater of Operations
1945-05-XX 1945-10-XX Chief of Fuels & Lubricants Division, Office of the Quartermaster-General
1946-01-31 Retired
Picture source: http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675061589_Colonel-Lewis-A-Pick_Myitkyina-Airfield_William-Raab-Covell_Colonel-Hirschfield