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1 Armoured Division
Criteria [1] Branch [2] Directorate [3] Role [4]

Command Appointments - Main - General Officer Commanding

From To Rank Name Acting
03-Sep-1939 24-Aug-1940 Major-General R Evans
19-May-1940 11-May-1941 Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Charles Keightley
24-Aug-1940 05-Nov-1941 Major-General CWM Norrie
05-Nov-1941 03-Jan-1942 Major-General H Lumsden
03-Jan-1942 12-Feb-1942 Major-General Sir Frank Messervy Indian Army.
12-Feb-1942 19-Jul-1942 Major-General H Lumsden Relieved of command after being wounded.
19-Jul-1942 22-Jul-1942 Major-General AH Gatehouse Relieved of command after being wounded.
22-Jul-1942 15-Aug-1942 Brigadier AF Fisher
15-Aug-1942 19-Aug-1942 Major-General H Lumsden
19-Aug-1942 27-Apr-1943 Major-General R Briggs
27-Apr-1943 01-May-1943 Brigadier TJB Bosville
01-May-1943 15-Jul-1943 Major-General R Briggs
15-Jul-1943 17-Jul-1943 Brigadier R Peake
17-Jul-1943 18-Feb-1944 Major-General A Galloway
18-Feb-1944 29-Feb-1944 Brigadier EPN Jones
29-Feb-1944 08-Mar-1944 Major-General A Galloway
08-Mar-1944 14-Mar-1944 Brigadier GW Goodbody
14-Mar-1944 19-Mar-1944 Brigadier EPN Jones
27-Mar-1944 10-Apr-1944 Major-General A Galloway
10-Apr-1944 15-Apr-1944 Brigadier EPN Jones
15-Apr-1944 27-Apr-1944 Major-General A Galloway
27-Apr-1944 10-May-1944 Brigadier EPN Jones
10-May-1944 14-Aug-1944 Major-General A Galloway
14-Aug-1944 24-Nov-1944 Major-General RA Hull
24-Nov-1944 11-Jan-1945 Lieutenant-Colonel TEF Vogel
Number of Records Returned: 25
Number of Pages Returned : 1

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