The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Théodre-Benoit-Honoré-Louis Gest

Gest, Théodre-Benoit-Honoré-Louis

Major-General

* 13th of September 1878

† 22nd of November 1977

Promotions

1935-03-13 Brigadier-General
1938-06-23 Major-General

Service

1935-10-01 1938-01-25 Deputy Director of Gendarmerie
1938-01-25 1941-05-01 General Officer Commanding Gendarmerie, Paris Military Region
1939-09-02 1940-08-20 Commanding Officer Mixed Brigade, Paris Military Region
1940-08-20 Retired, but remained employed
1941-05-01 Retired