The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General William Lynn Roberts

Roberts, William Lynn

Brigadier-General

* 17th of September 1890

† 27th of November 1968

(Regular Army)

Promotions

1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-07-01 Colonel
1945-05-01 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-03-05 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-04-02 Brigadier-General 00.07.35-00.09.36: Commanding Officer 3rd Battalion, 66th Infantry Regiment

Service

1937-11-XX 1940-05-XX Executive Officer, 21st Infantry Brigade
1940-08-XX 1941-07-XX Professor of Military Science & Tactics, The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina
1940-08-XX 1941-07-XX Commandant of Cadets, The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina
1941-07-XX 1942-09-XX Commanding Officer 36th Armored Infantry Regiment
1942-09-XX 1943-10-XX Instructor at the Command & General Staff School
1943-10-XX 1943-11-XX Attached to 20th Armored Division
1943-11-XX 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer Combat Command B, 10th Armored Division [Northwestern Europe]
1945-03-16 1946-XX-XX Assistant Commanding General 4th Armored Division [Northwestern Europe]
1946-XX-XX Commanding General 4th Armored Division
1946-XX-XX 1946-09-XX Assistant Commanding General 9th Infantry Division 00.10.46-00.09.47: Commanding Officer Fort Huachuca, Arizona
1947-09-XX 1948-04-XX Chief of Dist World War Dead Program
1948-05-XX 1949-XX-XX Chief of the US Army Military Government in Korea
1949-XX-XX 1950-XX-XX Chief of the Military Assistance Advisory Group to Korea
1950-09-XX Retired