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Willcox, Henry Beresford Dennitts (1889-1968)

Willcox commanded Central Army in India in 1942-1944.

Service record

1889     

Born in New Zealand
1911
Second lieutenant
Commissioned
1916
Captain

1916
Major
Egyptian Expeditionary Force
1919

Home Forces
1919

Aldershot
1921

Mesopotamia
1927

Southern Command
1930
Colonel     
Instructor, Staff College Camberley
1933

Imperial Defense College
1934

Commander, 1 Battalion, Lancashires
1936

Assistant adjutant-general, British Troops in Palestine and Transjordan
1937

Instructor, Staff College Quetta
1938
Brigadier     
Commander, 15 Brigade
1939

Commander, 13 Brigade, France
1939
Major general      Inspector of Infantry
1940-5-16     

Commander, 42 Division
1941-12
Lieutenant general     
Commander, I Corps
1942-4

Commander, Central Army
1944-12

Chair, Indian Army Reorganization Committee
1946

Retires
1968

Dies
 

References

Generals.dk (accessed 2010-10-27)

Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives (accessed 2010-10-27)

Pettibone (2006)



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