The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Edgard-Marie-Julien Cornet

Cornet, Edgard-Marie-Julien


* 10th of August 1889

† 1974


1934-06-25 Colonel
1940-06-25 Brigadier-General


1932-07-21 Attached to 5th Senegalese Tirailleurs
1932-07-21 Chief of Staff Meknès Region [Morocco]
1934-02-13 Special Staff Officer, Cabinet, Ministry of War
1935-03-01 1937-XX-XX Attached to 23rd Colonial Infantry Regiment
1937-07-19 Deputy Director of Military Services, Ministry of Colonies
1939-09-03 1940-04-02 Chief of Staff, Colonial Corps
1940-04-03 1940-06-25 Commanding Officer Infantry, 5th Colonial Infantry Division
General Officer Commanding Division Sénégal-Mauritanie
1943-08-27 General Officer Commanding Division Casablanca