The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Guy Granville Simonds

Simonds, Guy Granville

Lieutenant-General

* 23rd of April 1903

† 15th of May 1974

Service

1940-07-20 1940-11-03 Commanding Officer 1st Field Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, England
1940-XX-XX 1941-05-17 Commandant Canadian Junior War Staff Course
1941-05-18 1941-08-06 General Staff Officer 1 2nd Canadian Division, England
1941-08-07 1942-07-12 Brigadier General Staff I Canadian Corps, England
1942-09-11 1943-01-14 Commanding Officer 1st Canadian Brigade, England
1943-01-15 1943-04-13 Brigadier General Staff 1st Canadian Army
1943-04-13 1943-04-28 General Officer Commanding 2nd Canadian Division
1943-04-29 1943-10-31 General Officer Commanding 1st Canadian Division, Sicily
1943-11-01 1944-01-29 General Officer Commanding 5th Amoured Canadian Division, Italy
1944-01-30 1944-09-28 General Officer Commanding II Canadian Corps, North-West Europe
1944-09-28 1944-11-07 Acting General Officer Commanding 1st Canadian Army, North-West Europe
1944-11-07 1945-06-25 General Officer Commanding II Canadian Corps, North-West Europe
1945-07-31 1945-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Canadian Forces in the Netherlands
1945-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 1st Canadian Army, Germany
Instructor Imperial Defence College, England
1949-XX-XX 1951-XX-XX Commandant National Defence College
1951-XX-XX 1955-XX-XX Chief General Staff
Picture source: Courtesy of Clive M. Law