The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General William Henry Pferinger Elkins

Elkins, William Henry Pferinger

Major-General

* 13th of June 1883

† 20th of December 1964

Promotions

1916-12-17 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1920-08-14 Lieutenant-Colonel
1926-07-07 Colonel
1930-XX-XX Brigadier
1938-12-09 Major-General

Service

1916-XX-XX 1922-XX-XX Commanding Officer Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Brigade
1922-XX-XX Commandant Royal Canadian Garrison Artillery, Halifax
Commandant of Petawawa Camp
Commanding Officer Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Brigade
Chairman of the Standing Arms Committee
1926-10-01 1930-01-31 Staff Officer, Artillery Duties
1930-02-01 1935-01-31 Commandant of Royal Military College Kingston
1935-02-01 1938-11-08 District Officer Commanding 2nd Military District
1938-10-07 1938-11-08 Acting Master-General of Ordnance, National Defence Headquarters
1938-11-09 1940-07-31 Master-General of Ordnance, National Defence Headquarters
1940-08-01 1943-07-15 General Officer Commander in Chief Atlantic Command
1944-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Clive M. Law