The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General James Gordon Elliott

Elliott, James Gordon

Major-General

* 6th of April 1898

† 27th of June 1990

(Indian Army)

Promotions

1935-02-01 Local Lieutenant-Colonel
1938-07-01 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-06-16 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-09-16 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-08-24 Relinquishes the Temporary rank of Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-10-13 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-12-16 Acting Colonel
1941-12-16 Acting Brigadier
1942-06-16 War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-06-16 Temporary Colonel
1942-06-16 Temporary Brigadier
1942-11-14 Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-03-08 Acting Major-General
1943-03-08 War Substantive Colonel
1943-03-08 Temporary Major-General
1943-04-01 Relinquishes the Tamporary rank of Major-General
1943-12-20 Colonel (Dated back to 1941-07-01)
1945-04-26 Temporary Major-General
1948-02-14 Granted the Honorary rank of Major-General

Service

1935-02-01 1938-03-16 Instructor at the Staff College Quetta [India]
1939-02-10 1940-06-15 General Staff Officer 2, War Office
1940-06-16 1941-02-24 Assistant Adjutant & Quartermaster-General, ?
1941-02-25 1941-08-24 General Staff Officer 1, War Office
1941-10-13 1941-12-15 General Staff Officer 1, ? [India]
1941-12-16 1942-03-07 Commandant of ? School [India]
1942-03-08 1943-XX-XX Director of Military Training, Army Headquarters India
1943-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Commanding Officer ? Brigade
1945-04-26 1945-09-10 Director of Welfare, Army Headquarters India
1945-09-11 1946-XX-XX Deputy Welfare-General, Army Headquarters India
1947-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX Military Secretary Defence Committee, India
1948-02-14 Retired