The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Richard Ulysses Nicholas

Nicholas, Richard Ulysses

Brigadier-General

* 16th of November 1890

† 7th of May 1953

Promotions

1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-07-01 Colonel
1945-03-17 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-09-30 Brigadier-General

Service

1934-09-05 1936-06-21 Attending the Command & General Staff School
1936-06-25 1936-11-09 Temporary Corps Area Engineer, 8th Corps Area
1936-11-20 1937-06-06 Executive Officer, 11th Engineers Regiment [Panama]
1937-06-07 1937-09-20 Commanding Officer 11th Engineers Regiment [Panama]
1937-06-07 1938-11-20 Department Engineer, Panama Canal Department
1938-11-21 1939-05-11 Assistant Department Engineer, Panama Canal Department
1939-02-06 1939-04-12 Member of British Guiana Survey Commission for the President's Advisory Committee on Political Refugees
1939-09-01 1940-06-20 Attending the Army War College
1940-06-22 1940-10-27 District Engineer, Chicago, Illinois
1940-10-28 1941-11-05 Engineer, IX Corps
1941-11-07 1944-04-XX Engineer, 4th Army
1942-05-01 1943-09-15 Engineer, Western Defense Command
1944-04-XX 1945-09-30 Engineer, 9th Army [Northwestern Europe]
1945-10-01 1946-06-11 Engineer, 2nd Army
1946-09-30 Retired
Picture source: From 'Conquer: the story of Ninth Army, 1944-1945', 1947