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5 Indian Infantry Division
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Command Appointments - Main - General Officer Commanding

From To Rank Name Acting
15-Jul-1940 ? 25-Apr-1941 Major-General Sir Lewis Heath
12-Apr-1941 08-May-1942 Major-General Sir Ashton Mayne
08-May-1942 15-May-1942 Brigadier CM Vallentin *
12-May-1942 05-Jul-1944 Major-General HR Briggs
05-Jul-1944 03-Sep-1944 Major-General GC Evans Evacuated Sick 03 September 1944
03-Sep-1944 13-Sep-1944 Brigadier EC Mansergh *
13-Sep-1944 23-Sep-1944 Major-General Sir Cameron Nicholson
23-Sep-1944 01-Feb-1945 Major-General DFW Warren Killed in aircrash 01 February 1945
11-Feb-1945 22-Feb-1945 Brigadier JA Salomons *
22-Feb-1945 31-Aug-1945 Major-General EC Mansergh
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