The Generals of WWII

Generals from South Africa Flag for South Africa
Portrait of Major-General Leonard Beyers

Beyers, Leonard


* 22nd of January 1894

† 15th of May 1959


1931-XX-XX 1932-XX-XX District Officer Commanding 5th Military District
1932-XX-XX 1937-XX-XX Director of Prison Servies
1937-XX-XX 1939-XX-XX Assistant Commandant in Chief Burgher Commandos
1939-09-29 1940-XX-XX Director-General of the Defence Rifle Association
1940-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Adjutant-General, Union Defence Forces
1945-XX-XX Retired
1949-XX-XX Recalled
1949-05-02 1950-03-16 Chief of the General Staff, Union Defence Forces
1950-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Anonymous