The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Robert Cecil Osborne Hedley

Hedley, Robert Cecil Osborne


* 31st of October 1900

† 19th of November 1973

(Indian Army)


1942-07-30 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-10-30 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-05-04 Acting Colonel
1944-05-31 Acting Brigadier
1946-01-30 Acting Major-General
1947-01-08 Colonel
1950-09-19 Temporary Major-General
1952-02-14 Reverted to Colonel
1952-06-08 Granted the honorary rank of Major-General


1942-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles, India
1944-05-31 1945-07-09 Commanding Officer 48th Indian Brigade
1946-01-30 1947-01-XX General Officer Commanding 26th Indian Division
1947-XX-XX Commandant of Mhow Infantry School
1948-XX-XX Commanding Officer Gurkha Troops in India
1948-XX-XX 1949-XX-XX Commanding Officer Johore Sub-District, Malaya
1949-XX-XX 1950-XX-XX Commanding Officer 48th Gurkha Brigade
1950-09-19 1952-05-07 District Officer Commanding South Malaya District
1950-09-19 1952-05-07 Major-General Brigade of Gurkhas, Malaya
1952-06-08 Retired