The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Léon-Benoît de Fornel de La Laurencie

La Laurencie, Léon-Benoît de Fornel de

Lieutenant-General

* 24th of August 1879

† 23rd of June 1958

Promotions

1932-02-09 Brigadier-General
1935-12-10 Major-General
1939-04-01 Lieutenant-General

Service

1931-07-18 1935-05-28 Commandant of the École Militaire et d'Application de la Cavalerie et du Train
1935-05-28 1939-04-01 General Officer Commanding 1st Cavalry Division
1939-04-01 1939-09-02 General Officer Commanding III Military Region
1939-09-02 1940-07-01 General Officer Commanding III Corps
1940-07-01 1940-08-17 General Officer Commanding 16th Military Region
1940-08-17 1940-12-01 Head of the French Delegation for the Occupied Territories
1940-12-01 Retired
1942-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Interned by Vichy