The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Jean Mer

Mer, Jean

Major-General

* 29th of November 1885

† 17th of September 1949

Promotions

1936-01-01 Colonel
1940-03-13 Brigadier-General
1941-11-20 Major-General

Service

Deputy Commandant of École Supérieur de Guerre
1939-09-02 1939-10-22 Commanding Officer Infantry, 64th Infantry Division
1939-10-22 1939-12-06 Chief of Staff, 6th Army
1939-12-06 1940-06-26 Chief of Staff, Army of the Alps
1940-06-26 1940-11-10 Commanding Officer Sub-Division Valence
1940-11-10 1942-01-01 Chief of Staff, 1st Group of Military Divisions
1942-01-01 1942-09-01 Assistant General Officer Commanding 16th Military Division
1942-09-01 1942-11-28 Military Governor of Lyon
1942-09-01 1942-11-28 General Officer Commanding 14th Military Division
1942-11-28 Demobilized
1942-12-01 1944-08-27 On leave
1944-08-27 1944-11-29 At disposal
1944-11-29 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Laurent Icardo