The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Dabney Otey Elliott

Elliott, Dabney Otey


* 13th of October 1890

† 20th of June 1976

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-07-01 Colonel
1943-06-23 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-01-31 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)


1941-09-01 Commanding Officer 18th Engineer Combat Regiment
1939-10-25 1940-03-21 Commandant of School for Bakers & Cooks, 1st Corps Area
1941-09-02 1942-08-08 Chief of Staff, IX Corps
1942-08-09 1943-04-13 Director of Stategic Logistics Division, Services of Supply
1943-04-21 1943-07-08 Deputy Chief Engineer, Allied Force Headquarters [North Africa]
1943-04-21 1944-09-05 Chief Engineer, US North African Theater of Operations
1943-07-09 1944-09-05 Chief Engineer, Allied Force Headquarters [North Africa]
1944-10-10 1944-11-24 Assistant Chief of Engineers
1944-11-XX 1946-01-31 Commanding General Army Service Forces Training Center
1946-02-01 1949-07-31 Division Engineer, Great Lakes Division
1946-04-XX 1949-01-XX Member of Board of Engineers for Rivers & Harbors
1949-08-01 President of Beach Erosion Board
1950-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: From "The Corps of Engineers : the war against Germany" by Alfred M. Beck, 1985