The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Sir James Handyside Marshall-Cornwall

Marshall-Cornwall, Sir James Handyside


* 27th of May 1887

† 25th of December 1985

Nickname: Jimmy


1928-XX-XX 1932-XX-XX Military Attaché to Germany, Sweden, Norway & Denmark
1932-XX-XX 1934-XX-XX Commander Royal Artillery 51st Division
1937-XX-XX 1938-XX-XX Head British Military Mission to Egypt
1938-XX-XX 1939-XX-XX Director-General of Air & Coast Defence, War Office
1940-12-01 Special Employment, War Office
Colonel Commandant, Royal Artillery
1940-XX-XX General Officer Commanding III Corps, England
1941-XX-XX General Officer Commanding British Troops in Egypt
1941-XX-XX Head British Military Mission to Turkey
1941-11-25 1942-XX-XX General Officer Commanding in Chief Western Command
1943-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: From "Wars and Rumours of War" by James Marshall-Cornwall, 1984.