The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier Arthur William Allen Harker

Harker, Arthur William Allen


* 7th of September 1890

† 23rd of January 1960

(Royal Army Ordnance Corps)


1935-07-01 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1938-05-04 Local Colonel
1938-07-01 Brevet Colonel
1938-12-15 Lieutenant-Colonel
1939-10-12 Acting Brigadier
1940-04-12 Temporary Brigadier
1947-06-03 Granted the honorary rank of Brigadier


1931-12-01 1936-06-30 Instructor at Royal Army Ordnance Services School of Instruction
1936-07-13 1936-11-16 Deputy Assistant Director of Ordnance Services, War Office
1936-11-17 1937-09-30 Deputy Assistant Director of Progress, War Office
1937-10-01 1938-05-03 Assistant Director of Progress, War Office
1938-05-04 1939-10-11 Assistant Director of Munitions Production, War Office
1939-10-12 1941-04-XX Director of Component Stores, Ministry of Supply
1941-XX-XX Military Adviser to the Director-General of Supply Services, Ministry of Supply
1942-12-04 1946-04-XX Military Adviser to Ministry of Supply Representative, British Ministry of Supply Mission
1946-04-06 Chief Disposals Officer (North West Europe), Ministry of Supply
1947-06-03 Retired