The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier Cedric Rupert Vaughan Edgar

Edgar, Cedric Rupert Vaughan


* 9th of July 1901

† 2nd of September 1967

Nickname: Boss


1941-11-16 Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-06-16 Colonel
1943-06-16 Temporary Brigadier
1946-07-03 Granted the Honorary rank of Brigadier


1941-11-16 1943-06-16 Commanding Officer 2nd/2nd Infantry Battalion
1943-06-16 1945-12-20 Commanding Officer 4th Australian Infantry Brigade [New Britain]
1945-12-21 1946-02-22 Commanding Officer 13th Australian Infantry Brigade
1946-07-03 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley