The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Edward Henry Goulburn

Goulburn, Edward Henry


* 27th of May 1903

† 15th of February 1980


1942-03-20 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-06-20 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-10-27 Acting Colonel
1944-10-27 Acting Brigadier
1945-04-27 War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1945-04-27 Temporary Colonel
1945-04-27 Temporary Brigadier
1946-07-09 Acting Major-General
1948-05-08 Colonel (Dated back to 1947-07-09)
1951-09-15 Granted the honorary rank of Major-General


1942-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Commanding Officer 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, North-West Europe
1944-10-27 1945-07-11 Commanding Officer 8th Brigade [North-West Europe]
1945-07-17 1945-08-21 Commanding Officer 5th Guards Brigade [North-West Europe]
1945-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Commanding Officer 1st Guards Brigade [Palestine]
1946-XX-XX 1947-XX-XX Head of the Allied Military Mission to the Italian Army
1948-XX-XX 1950-XX-XX Commanding Officer Grenadier Guards
1951-09-15 Retired