The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Brian Charles Hannam Kimmins

Kimmins, Brian Charles Hannam


* 1899

† 1979

(Royal Artillery)


1941-12-07 Acting Brigadier
1946-04-01 Temporary Major-General


1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Instructor at Staff College Camberley
1941-XX-XX General Staff Officer 1 ?
1941-12-07 1942-XX-XX Deputy Director of Military Training, War Office
1942-05-15 Brigadier General Staff, Southern Command
1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Commander Royal Artillery Guards Armoured Division
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Director of Plans South-East Asia Command
1945-04-07 1946-05-31 Assistant Chief of Staff South-East Asia Command
1946-11-18 Chief of Staff, Combined Operations Headquarters
1947-XX-XX 1950-XX-XX Director of Quartering, War Office
1950-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 44th Division
1950-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX District Officer Commanding Home Counties District
1952-XX-XX 1955-XX-XX Director of Territorial Army & Cadets, War Office
1955-XX-XX 1958-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Northern Ireland
1958-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley