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Key, Berthold Wells (1895-1986)

Key commandedn 8 Indian Brigade when war broke out in the Pacific. He handled his brigade well in the early fighting, and was given command of 11 Indian Division in the last month of the Malaya campaign, after its original commander was relieved by Paris and Paris himself proved wanting.

Service record

1895-12-19     

Born
1937
Lieutenant colonel      
Commander, 2 Battalion, Sikh Regiment
1939-12-21     

Deputy military secretary, India
1940-3-16
Colonel

1940-8-18
Brigadier     
Commander, 8 Indian Brigade
1942-1-14     
Major general     
Commander, 11 Indian Division
1942

Prisoner of war
1945

Aide-de-camp to the King
1946

Commander, Rawalpindi District, India
1947

Commander, Lahore District, India
1949-1-18

Retires
1986-9-26

Dies

References

Ammentorp (accessed 2015-12-28)



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