The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Field Marshal George Francis Milne

Milne, George Francis

Field Marshal

* 5th of November 1866

† 23rd of March 1948

Nickname: Uncle George

Nickname: Baron Milne of Salonika & Rubislaw


1928-01-30 Field Marshal


1909-XX-XX 1913-XX-XX General Staff Officer 1, 6th Division
1913-XX-XX 1915-XX-XX Commander Royal Artillery, 4th Division [France]
1915-XX-XX Brigadier General Staff, III Corps [France]
1915-XX-XX 1916-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 27th Division [Salonika]
1916-XX-XX 1918-XX-XX General Officer Commanding XVI Corps [Salonika]
1917-XX-XX 1918-XX-XX General Officer Commanding British Expeditionary Forces [Salonika]
1918-XX-XX 1920-XX-XX Head of British Military Administration Black See
1920-XX-XX 1922-XX-XX Half-pay
1922-XX-XX 1926-XX-XX General Officer Commanding in Chief Eastern Command
1926-XX-XX 1933-XX-XX Chief Imperial General Staff
1939-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX No employment during Second World War
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley