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Nicholson, Cameron Gordon Graham (1898-1979)


Photograph of Cameron G.G. Nicholson

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Nicholson helped hold off Rommell at Kasserine Pass in North Africa before transferring to the Far East and commanding 2 Division in the 1945 British offensive in central Burma.

Service record

1898     

Born
1938
Colonel     
Instructor, Staff College Camberley
1940

Staff, 45 Division
1940

Staff, Sickleforce, Norway
1940

Staff, 18 Division
1940

Deputy Chief of Staff, Home Forces
1941
Brigadier     
Commander, 127 Brigade
1941

Commander, 42 Support Group
1942

Commander, 42 Armored Division
1942

Deputy commander, 6 Armored Division
1942

Commander, Nickforce, North Africa
1943

Staff, 1 Army, North Africa
1943-12     
Major general      
Commander, 44 Indian Armored Division
1944-3

Commander, 21 Indian Division
1944-7-8     

Commander, 2 Division
1946

Director of Artillery
1948

Commander, West Africa
1951

Commander, Western Command
1953

Commander, Middle East Land Forces
1953

Adjutant General
1954

Aide-de-campe General to the Queen
1956

Retires
19769

Dies

References

AmericaInWWII.com (accessed 2011-11-9)

Generals.dk (accessed 2011-11-9)

Pettibone (2006)

Slim (1956)



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