The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Arthur Ernest Percival

Percival, Arthur Ernest

Lieutenant-General

* 26th of December 1887

† 31st of January 1966

Promotions

1929-01-01 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1932-07-14 Lieutenant-Colonel
1936-03-05 Colonel (Dated back to 1932-01-01)
1938-04-01 Temporary Brigadier
1940-02-05 Major-General (Dated back to 1938-06-29)
1941-04-29 Acting Lieutenant-General (Dated back to 1941-04-05)
1945-10-07 Reverted to Major-General
1946-08-31 Granted the honorary rank of Lieutenant-General

Service

1929-XX-XX Commanding Officer ? Company, 2nd Battalion Cheshires Regiment
1930-XX-XX Attending the Royal Naval Staff College
1931-01-19 1932-07-13 Instructor at Staff College Camberley
1932-XX-XX 1934-XX-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion Cheshires Regiment
1936-03-05 1938-03-13 General Staff Officer 1, Malaya
1938-03-14 1938-04-01 Half-pay
1938-04-01 1939-09-03 Brigadier General Staff, Aldershot Command
1939-09-04 1940-02-04 Brigadier General Staff, I Corps [France]
1940-02-05 1940-04-22 General Officer Commanding 43rd Infantry Division
1940-04-22 1940-07-01 Assistant Chief of the Imperial General Staff
1940-07-02 1941-03-27 General Officer Commanding 44th Infantry Division
1941-05-16 1942-02-15 General Officer Commanding Malaya Command
1942-02-15 1945-09-XX Prisoner of War [Japan]
1946-08-31 Retired
Picture source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Arthur_Percival.jpg