The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General William Alfred Dimoline

Dimoline, William Alfred

Major-General

* 1897

† 1965

Nickname: Dimmo

Service

1937-XX-XX 1939-XX-XX Commanding Officer Northern Rhodesia Regiment
1941-02-25 1942-01-10 Commanding Officer 26th East African Brigade, East Africa
1942-01-10 1942-01-20 Acting General Officer Commanding 12th African Division, East Africa
1942-01-30 1942-02-06 Commanding Officer 26th East African Brigade, East Africa
1942-02-26 1942-03-25 Commanding Officer 26th East African Brigade, East Africa
1942-04-01 1942-06-17 Commanding Officer 22nd East African Brigade, East Africa - Madagascar
1942-07-08 1942-07-31 Commanding Officer 22nd East African Brigade, Madagascar
1942-08-07 1942-08-13 Commanding Officer 22nd East African Brigade, Madagascar
1942-08-20 1942-11-27 Commanding Officer 22nd East African Brigade, Madagascar
1943-01-07 1943-06-08 Commanding Officer 22nd East African Brigade, Madagascar
1943-07-10 1943-07-28 Commanding Officer 22nd East African Brigade, Madagascar
1943-XX-XX Commandant of Diego Fortress, Madagascar
1943-08-10 1943-10-30 Commanding Officer 21st East African Brigade, Ceylon
1944-01-21 1944-04-11 Commanding Officer 30th East African Brigade, East Africa
1944-05-15 1944-09-28 Commanding Officer 28th Independent East African Brigade, Ceylon
1944-10-07 1945-02-25 Commanding Officer 28th Independent East African Brigade, Ceylon - India - Burma
1945-03-03 1945-06-03 General Officer Commanding 11th East African Division, Burma
1945-07-05 1946-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 11th East African Division, India
1946-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX Commander in Chief East Africa Command
1948-XX-XX 1951-XX-XX District Officer Commanding Aldershot District
1951-XX-XX 1953-XX-XX British Representative on United Nation's Military Staff Committee
1953-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: From 'The Royal Corps of Signals: a history of its antecedents and development (circa 1800-1955)' by R.F.H. Nalder, 1958