The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier Edward Steven Bruce Williams

Williams, Edward Steven Bruce


* 2nd of November 1892

† 20th of January 1977

Nickname: Ted


1930-10-15 Local Lieutenant-Colonel
1934-07-01 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1934-10-14 Reverted to Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1938-07-11 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-02-08 Colonel (Dated back to 1937-07-01)
1940-02-08 Acting Brigadier
1940-08-08 Temporary Brigadier
1946-12-30 Granted the honorary rank of Brigadier


1930-10-15 1934-10-14 Commanding Officer Oxford University Contingent, Officer Training Corps
1938-07-11 1940-02-07 Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion The Rifle Brigade [Palestine]
1940-01-22 1940-01-31 Acting Commanding Officer 7th Support Group [North Africa]
1940-02-15 1941-07-29 Commanding Officer 182nd Infantry Brigade
1941-07-30 1942-04-20 Brigadier General Staff, Scottish Command
1943-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Brigadier General Staff, East Africa Command
1946-12-30 Retired