The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General William Francis Heavey

Heavey, William Francis


* 29th of January 1896

† 11th of March 1974

(Regular Army)


1940-05-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-12-11 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-09-10 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1945-12-28 Colonel
1946-03-05 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-08-16 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1938-09-30 1940-11-XX Chairman of Field Engineering & Map Reading Commission, Infantry School
1940-11-XX 1941-07-XX Commanding Officer 20th Combat Engineers Regiment
1941-07-XX 1942-07-XX Corps Engineering, IV Corps
1942-08-08 1946-03-XX Commanding General 2nd Engineer Amphipious Brigade [Australia - New Guinea - New Britain - Admiralty Island - Philippines - Japan]
1946-03-XX 1947-12-XX District Engineer, New York District
1948-01-31 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley