graduate

Ilgen, Gustav Adolph (1887-?)

Ilgen commanded 3 Division in Java when war broke out in the Pacific. His attempt to counterattack the Japanese landings in east Java was brave, aggressive, and doomed to failure.

Service record

1887

Born
1933-2-28     
Lieutenant colonel     

1934-10-3
Colonel

1936-5-27
Major general      Commander, 2 Division, Java
1941

Commander, III Detachment, Java
1941

Commander, 3 Division, Java
1942-3     

Surrenders his command to the Japanese

References

Generals.dk (accessed 2014-2-18)



Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional