The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Arnold Hughes Eagleton Reading

Reading, Arnold Hughes Eagleton


* 3rd of April 1896

† 4th of January 1975

(Royal Marines)


1939-04-03 Lieutenant-Colonel
1939-09-08 Temporary Colonel
1940-01-25 Reverted to Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-02-11 Acting Colonel Commandant
1943-10-03 Colonel 2nd Commandant (Dated back 03.04.1942)
1945-10-01 Colonel Commandant
1946-01-03 Major-General


1940-05-XX 1942-03-XX Commanding Officer 5th Battalion Royal Marines
1945-08-30 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer 116th Brigade Royal Marines, North-West Europe
1945-10-01 1946-01-03 Aide-de-Camp to the King
1946-11-24 Retired