The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Edward Postell Jr. King

King, Edward Postell Jr.


* 4th of July 1884

† 31st of August 1958

(Regular Army)


1932-11-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1937-07-01 Colonel
1940-09-25 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1940-12-01 Brigadier-General
1941-12-18 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-11-30 Major-General (Retired)


1940-10-XX 1941-12-XX Commanding Officer Fort Stotsenberg [Philippines]
1941-06-18 1941-11-04 Commanding Officer Provisional Field Artillery Brigade Philippines
1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Commanding General Northern Luzon
1942-XX-XX Commanding General Luzon
1942-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Prisoner of War
1946-11-30 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godman