The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier Gordon Edward Manchester

Manchester, Gordon Edward

Brigadier

* 7th of July 1885

† 11th of June 1957

Promotions

1933-02-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1936-06-01 Temporary Colonel
1937-07-01 Brevet Colonel
1939-01-21 Colonel
1940-04-29 Temporary Brigadier

Service

1924-01-17 1926-06-22 Commanding Officer 2nd Australian Heavy Artillery Brigade
1926-04-01 1926-06-22 Staff Officer, Artillery, 3rd Military District
1926-06-23 1927-06-30 Chief Instructor at Artillery Schools of Instruction
1927-07-01 1928-10-14 Instructor in Gunnery, 1st Australian Heavy Artillery Brigade
1928-10-15 1929-08-21 Assistsant Adjutant & Quartermaster-General, 1st Australian Infantry Division
1928-10-15 1929-08-21 Instructional Group Commander, 1st Australian Infantry Division
1929-08-22 1935-11-25 Assistsant Adjutant & Quartermaster-General, 2nd Australian Infantry Division
1935-11-26 1936-06-30 Director of Ordnance Services, Army Headquarters
1936-07-01 1939-09-14 Director of Artillery & Ordnance Services, Army Headquarters
1938-09-15 1940-04-28 Director of Ordnance Services, Army Headquarters
1940-04-29 1942-04-05 District Officer Commanding 6th Military District
1942-XX-XX Retired