The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Sir Edwin Otway Herbert

Herbert, Sir Edwin Otway

Lieutenant-General

* 18th of November 1901

† 4th of April 1984

Promotions

1940-04-24 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-07-20 Reverted to Major
1941-05-15 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-03-12 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-05-23 Acting Colonel
1943-11-22 War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-11-23 Temporary Colonel
1943-11-23 Temporary Brigadier
1945-09-13 Reverted to War Substantive Lieutenant-Colonel
1945-12-08 Temporary Brigadier
1946-12-22 Colonel (Dated back to 23.11.1946)
1947-05-27 Acting Major-General
1947-11-01 Brigadier
1947-11-01 Temporary Major-General
1948-07-11 Major-General
1953-12-13 Local Lieutenant-General
1953-12-14 Temporary Lieutenant-General
1954-04-16 Lieutenant-General

Service

1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Commanding Officer 132nd Field Regiment Royal Artillery
1943-03-12 1943-05-22 General Staff Officer 1, ?
1943-05-23 1945-07-13 Brigadier General Staff, 21st Army Group
1945-12-08 1947-05-26 Commander Royal Artillery ?
1947-05-27 1949-01-22 General Officer Commanding British Sector Berlin [Germany]
1949-01-25 1952-03-01 Director-General of Territorial Army & Cadets, War Office
1952-03-10 1953-12-12 General Officer Commanding 44th Division
1952-03-10 1953-12-12 District Officer Commanding Home Counties District
1953-12-14 1956-06-29 Commander in Chief West African Command
1957-01-07 1960-XX-XX General Officer Commanding in Chief Western Command
1960-04-13 Retired