The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Charles Solomon Kilburn

Kilburn, Charles Solomon

Brigadier-General

* 2nd of January 1895

† 28th of December 1978

(Regular Army)

Promotions

1940-07-01 Lieutenant-Colonel promotion: 11.12.1941 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-06-23 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1945-03-29 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-11-29 Termination of rank Colonel (Army of the United States)
1946-11-30 Colonel (Retired)
1948-10-22 Brigadier-General (Retired)

Service

1937-07-XX 1941-05-XX Attached to the Office of the Chief of Cavalry
1941-05-XX 1941-08-XX Attached to War Department General Staff
1941-08-XX 1942-05-XX Commanding Officer 8th Cavalry Regiment
1942-05-XX 1942-07-XX Commanding Officer 3rd Cavalry Brigade
1942-07-XX 1944-03-XX Commanding Officer Combat Command A, 11th Armored Division
1944-03-09 1945-04-21 Commanding General 11th Armored Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-05-XX 1945-10-XX Attached to War Department General Staff
1945-11-XX 1946-01-XX Attached to Carribbean Defense Command
1946-01-XX 1946-08-XX Commanding Officer Florida Military District
1946-11-30 Retired
Picture source: From: "Thunderbolt - The history of the Eleventh Armored Division", 1948