The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General of Cavalry Ernst Linder

Linder, Ernst

General of Cavalry

* 25th of April 1868

† 14th of April 1943

Promotions

1915-XX-XX Lieutenant-Colonel (Swedish Army)
1918-XX-XX Colonel (Swedish Army)
1918-02-18 Colonel
1918-04-13 Major-General
1927-01-14 Major-General (Swedish Army)
1938-04-25 Lieutenant-General
1940-03-25 General of Cavalry

Service

1918-XX-XX Joins the Finnish Army
1918-02-20 1918-04-06 Commanding Officer Stakunta Group
1918-04-06 1918-04-29 Commanding Officer Linder Group
1918-04-29 1918-05-16 Commanding Officer Savo Group
1918-12-12 1919-07-24 Inspector of Cavalry
1919-07-24 1920-06-22 In reserve
1920-06-22 Retied
1940-01-06 1940-02-27 General Officer Commanding Swedish Volunteer Corps
1940-02-28 1940-04-26 General Officer Commanding Salla Front
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis Kursietis