The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier William Ballantyne Simpson

Simpson, William Ballantyne


* 12th of June 1894

† 24th of November 1966


1928-03-16 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-02-17 Temporary Brigadier


1928-03-16 1936-03-15 Divisional Legal Officer, 1st Australian Infantry Division
1936-03-16 Retired
1939-01-01 Recalled
1939-01-01 1939-10-12 Legal Service Officer, 2nd District Base
1939-10-13 Chief Legal Officer, Eastern Command
1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Deputy Judge Advocate General, Australian Imperial Force [Middle East] 00.06.42-23.09.42: Deputy Judge Advocate General, Army Headquarters
1942-09-23 1945-10-23 Director-General of Commonwealth Security Services
1946-XX-XX 1950-XX-XX Judge Advocate General of the Army & Air Force
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