The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Christopher Geoffrey Woolner

Woolner, Christopher Geoffrey


* 18th of October 1893

† 10th of January 1984

Nickname: Kit


1933-01-01 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1936-09-22 Lieutenant-Colonel
1939-08-16 Colonel (Dated back 01.01.1936) promotion: 16.08.1939 Temporary Brigadier
1939-09-01 Reverted to Colonel
1940-02-22 Acting Brigadier
1940-08-22 Temporary Brigadier
1940-11-30 Acting Major-General
1941-10-01 Major-General


1936-09-22 1939-08-16 Commanding Officer Royal Engineers Training Battalion Chatham
1939-08-16 1939-09-01 Deputy Commandant of School of Military Engineering
1939-09-02 1940-02-21 General Staff Officer 1, British Expeditionary Force [France]
1940-02-21 1940-11-08 Commanding Officer 8th Infantry Brigade [France]
1941-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Sierra Leone & Gambia
1943-03-03 1944-08-04 General Officer Commanding 81st West African Division [West Africa]
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX District Officer Commanding West Midlands District
1947-01-01 1947-08-XX District Officer Commanding Midwest District
1947-01-01 1947-08-XX General Officer Commanding 53rd Infantry Division
1947-11-18 Retired