The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Hubert Essame

Essame, Hubert

Major-General

* 24th of December 1896

† 2nd of March 1976

Promotions

1940-07-03 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-10-03 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel promotion: 21.08.1941 Reverted to Major
1941-10-19 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-09-15 Acting Colonel
1942-09-15 Acting Brigadier
1943-03-15 War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-03-15 Temporary Colonel
1943-03-15 Temporary Brigadier
1947-11-21 Brigadier
1947-11-21 Temporary Major-General
1949-06-24 Granted the honorary rank of Major-General

Service

1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Commanding Officer 1st East Lancashire Regiment
1942-09-15 1943-06-07 Commanding Officer 214 Independent Brigade
1943-06-07 1945-06-16 Commanding Officer 214th Brigade [North-West Europe]
1945-06-01 1945-06-14 Acting General Officer Commanding 43rd Division [North-West Europe]
1946-XX-XX 1949-XX-XX President of Regular Commissions Board, War Office
1949-06-26 Retired