The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Ernst Ruben Lagus

Lagus, Ernst Ruben

Major-General

* 12th of October 1896

† 15th of July 1959

Promotions

1940-04-04 Colonel
1941-10-03 Major-General

Service

1939-10-09 1940-03-19 Chief of Supply Section, Army of the Karelian Isthmus
1940-02-14 1940-02-16 Acting Commanding Officer 14th Regiment
1940-03-19 1940-08-18 Chief of 4th Section (Supply), Ground Forces Staff
1940-08-18 1940-11-20 Commanding Officer Bicycle Brigade
1940-11-20 1941-06-10 Commanding Officer Jäger Brigade
1941-06-10 1941-07-23 Commanding Officer 1st Jäger Brigade
1941-06-10 1942-06-28 General Officer Commanding 5th Division
1941-07-23 1942-06-28 Commanding Officer Detachment Lagus
1942-06-28 1944-12-30 General Officer Commanding Armored Division
1943-09-29 1943-10-12 Acting General Officer Commanding VI Corps
1944-12-30 1945-03-10 Acting General Officer Commanding 2nd Division
1945-03-10 1947-06-06 General Officer Commanding 2nd Division
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis Kursietis