The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Noel William Simpson

Simpson, Noel William


* 22nd of February 1907

† 18th of November 1971

Nickname: Red Fox


1942-03-07 Lieutenant-Colonel
1945-03-21 Colonel
1945-03-21 Temporary Brigadier
1946-05-15 Granted the Honorary rank of Brigadier


1942-03-07 1944-02-27 Commanding Officer 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
1944-02-28 1945-03-20 Commanding Officer 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
1945-03-21 1945-11-28 Commanding Officer 29th Australian Infantry Brigade
1945-11-29 1946-04-18 Commanding Officer 23rd Australian Infantry Brigade
1946-05-15 Retired
1953-XX-XX Recalled
1953-XX-XX 1958-XX-XX Commanding Officer 6th Australian Infantry Brigade
1959-XX-XX 1960-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 3rd Australian Infantry Division
1960-XX-XX 1962-XX-XX Member of the Military Board
1964-02-23 Retired
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