The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier John Laurence Short

Short, John Laurence

Brigadier

* 1887

Promotions

1933-10-29 Lieutenant-Colonel
1937-10-29 Colonel
1939-05-16 Temporary Brigadier
1945-11-25 Granted the Honorary rank of Brigadier
1948-02-24 Re-Granted the Honorary rank of Brigadier

Service

1933-10-29 1937-10-29 Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion The King's Regiment
1937-10-29 1938-08-01 Half pay
1939-05-16 1939-09-04 Commanding Officer 166th Infantry Brigade
1939-09-04 1942-04-23 Commanding Officer 176th Infantry Brigade
1945-11-25 Retired
Recalled
1948-02-24 Retired