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Simmons, Frank Keith (1888-1952)

Simmons commanded the Singapore fortress garrison when war broke out in the Pacific.

Service record

1888     

Born
1928
Colonel     
Military attaché, Spain
1936

Acting commander, Southern Brigade, Palestine
1937

Staff, British Forces in Palestine and Transjordan
1939
Brigadier   
Commander, Shanghai
1940-12     

Commander, 2 Malaya Brigade
1941
Major general     
Commandant, Singapore Fortress
1942

Commander, Southern Sector, Singapore
1942

Prisoner of war
1946

Retires
1952

Dies

References

Generals.dk (accessed 2009-7-3)
Pettibone (2006)



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