The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Onésime-Paul Noël

Noël, Onésime-Paul

Lieutenant-General

* 26th of July 1880

† 24th of July 1944

Promotions

1923-06-25 Lieutenant-Colonel
1927-06-25 Colonel
1933-06-20 Brigadier-General
1937-03-19 Major-General
1939-02-01 Lieutenant-General

Service

1924-02-16 1924-11-30 Chief of Staff, 2nd Levant Division
1924-11-30 Chief of Staff, Region of Alep
1926-04-09 1926-05-06 At disposal of the Commander in Chief Syria
1926-05-06 Temporary Chief of Staff, Troops Inspection, Regions of Alep, Euphrates & Alaouiles
1929-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Indochina
Commanding Officer 17th Colonial Tirailleurs Regiment
1933-06-20 1934-03-26 Commanding Officer 2nd Sub-Division
1934-03-26 1934-08-10 Commanding Officer Infantry 3rd Colonial Division
1934-08-10 1934-12-17 Commanding Officer 5th Colonial Brigade
1934-10-19 1934-12-17 Member of the Advisory Committee on Colonial Defence
1934-12-17 1938-07-01 Head French Military Mission to Brazil
1938-07-01 1939-02-01 On leave
1939-02-01 1939-09-02 General Officer Commanding 17th Military Region
1939-09-02 1940-06-25 General Officer Commanding XVII Corps
1940-06-25 1940-08-20 General Officer Commanding 7th Military Region
1940-08-20 Retired