The Generals of WWII

Generals from South Africa Flag for South Africa
Portrait of Brigadier Clifford Ernest Borain

Borain, Clifford Ernest


* 3rd of January 1892

† 21st of July 1968


1930-XX-XX Commanding Officer Durban Light Infantry
1936-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Honorary Aide-de-Camp to the Governor-General
1940-XX-XX Commanding Officer 7th South African Brigade
1939-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Assistant Director of Infantry Training, Union Defence Forces
1940-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Commanding Officer 3rd South African Brigade, North Africa
1942-XX-XX Wounded by a mine
Commanding Officer Port Elizabeth
Commandant of Cape Fortress
Chairman of the General Executive Committee, Directorate-General of Demobilization
1946-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Brian Conyngham