The Generals of WWII

Generals from South Africa Flag for South Africa
Portrait of Lieutenant-General George Edwin Brink

Brink, George Edwin


* 27th of September 1889

† 30th of April 1971


1933-XX-XX Commanding Officer Special Service Battalion
1937-XX-XX 1939-XX-XX Director of Army Organisation & Training, Union Defence Forces
1939-10-01 1940-05-17 Deputy Chief General Staff, Union Defence Forces
1940-08-13 1942-03-10 General Officer Commanding 1st South African Division, East Africa - North Africa
1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Inland Area, South Africa
1944-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX Director-General of Demobilization
Picture source: Courtesy of Mark Naude