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Command Appointments

General Officer Commanding in Chief

From To Rank Name Acting
30-Jul-1943 02-Nov-1944 Lieutenant-General Sir Richard McCreery

General Officer Commanding

From To Rank Name Acting
20-Jun-1940 ? 10-Aug-1942 Lieutenant-General WG Holmes
10-Aug-1942 09-Dec-1942 Lieutenant-General H Lumsden
09-Dec-1942 29-Apr-1943 Lieutenant-General Sir Brian Horrocks
30-Apr-1943 15-May-1943 ? Lieutenant-General BC Freyburg
06-Nov-1944 12-Dec-1944 Lieutenant-General JLI Hawkesworth

Branch of The General Staff

Brigadier General Staff

From To Rank Name Acting
20-Jun-1940 15-Dec-1940 Brigadier FHN Davidson

General Staff Officer II

From To Rank Name Acting
13-Dec-1942 29-Apr-1943 Major FB Wyldbore Smith
14-May-1943 21-Jun-1943 Major FB Wyldbore Smith


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