British Army Officers
1939-1945

 

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Ibberson, G.
to
Ivory, J.W.

 

G. Ibberson  to  J.W. Ivory
Ibberson,
Geoffrey
G. Ibberson
Married 1st (25.04.1923, Holy Trinity
Church, Brompton; divorced 1930)
Mary Dorothea Rochfort Turnly; two
sons.
Married 2nd (16.01.1950, Salisbury,
Wiltshire) Kathleen Vida Annan (1900
- 16.12.1960), of Idmiston Grange,
Salisbury, daughter of Mr & Mrs R.T.
Annan, and widow of Col. Robert
Hillhouse Maclaren, OBE, MC, RE.
01.08.1897
Dewsbury, Yorkshire
-
08.05.1977
Winterbourne Earls,
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Cadet
?
2nd Lt.
07.04.1916 [9298]
Lt. 07.10.1917
Capt.
01.11.1927
Maj.
01.08.1938 (retd 26.10.1948)
A/Lt.Col.
18.11.1940-29.12.1940
Member of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) MBE
25.07.1921
for an action he planned and took a prominent role in on 03.05.21 in Ireland [gazetted 28.09.21]
British War Medal 1914-1920 BWM 14|20
?
?
Victory Medal VM
?
?
Education: Royal Military College, Sandhurst
07.04.1916


commissioned, The Border Regiment
10.1916
-
02.1918
served the region of Greek Macedonia, Serbia, Bulgaria, European Turkey and the Islands of the AEgean Sea
01.1918
-
31.10.1918
served Egyptian Expeditionary Force (wounded)
08.08.1918
-
01.06.1919
employed under the Air Ministry
(1921)


Platoon Commander, 2nd Battalion The Border Regiment (Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, in the West of Ireland) [seriously injured in action with the South Mayo Brigade IRA. 03.05.1921]
(1921?)
-
14.01.1929
5th (Cumberland) Battalion The Border Regiment (Territorial Army)
15.01.1929
-
14.01.1933
Adjutant, 5th (Cumberland) Battalion The Border Regiment (Territorial Army) (Workington)
(06.1933)


1st Battalion The Border Regiment (Holywood)
(01.1937)


2nd Battalion The Border Regiment (Ferozep)
(01.1939)


2nd Battalion The Border Regiment (Calcutta)
(09.1939)


2nd Battalion The Border Regiment (India)
(04.1944)


specially employed
Iddon,
Denis James
see: Indian Army officers' section  
Inches,
Ian Hamilton
I.H. Inches
1919
St George district, Edinburgh City, Scotland
-
2001
Edinburgh district, Edinburgh City, Scotland
2nd Lt.
08.06.1938 [75833]
WS/Lt.
01.01.1941
T/Capt.
17.05.1942-(04.1944)
WS/Capt.
06.12.1945
T/Maj.
06.12.1945-(04.1946)
Hon. Maj.
1946?
Territorial Efficiency Decoration TD
25.02.1955
-



Officer Cadet, Cambridge University Contingent, Senior Division, Officer Training Corps
08.06.1938


commissioned, 7th/9th Battalion The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) - Territorial Army
24.08.1939


mobilized TA
(09.1939)
-
(10.1939)
"B" Company 7th/9th Battalion The Royal Scots
14.01.1941
 
 
transferred, Reconnaissance Corps, Royal Armoured Corps
Clockmaker, Hamilton & Inches, Edinburgh.
Inglis,
[Sir] John Drummond
R.C. Inness

04.05.1895
-
07.01.1985
2nd Lt.
12.08.1914 [5689]
Col.
26.02.1940 (retd 19.10.1945)
A/Brig.
26.11.1940-(04.1941)
T/Brig.
...-29.04.1943
A/Maj.Gen.
13.04.1942-13.04.1943
T/Maj.Gen. 13.04.1943-19.10.1945
Hon. Maj.Gen.
19.10.1945

KBE (05.07.1945; NW Europe), CB (01.01.1944), OBE (1939), MC (1916); Grand Officer of the Order of Orange Nassau with Swords (The Netherlands) (16.01.1948)

12.08.1914


commissioned, Corps of Royal Engineers [emergency commission]
...
-
...
...
1941
-
1942
Chief Engineer, I Corps (Home Forces)
1942
-
1943
Chief Engineer, Home Forces
1943
-
1945
Chief Engineer, 21st Army Group (NW Europe)
Colonel Commandant, Corps of Royal Engineers 1955-1960.
Ingpen,
Norman Edward
N.E. Ingpen
Son of ... Ingpen, and ... Wood.
(06?).1918
Christchurch district, Hampshire
-
(03?).1961
Hailsham district
Gnr.
?
2nd Lt.
13.04.1940 [129331]
WS/Lt. 13.10.1941
T/Capt.
12.03.1943-(04.1944),
16.12.1944-(04.1946)
?
- 13.04.1940 Cadet, 122nd or 123rd Officer Cadet Training Unit
13.04.1940


commissioned, Royal Regiment of Artillery [emergency commission]



Squadron Captain, 664 (Air Observation Post) Squadron RCAF



served with 2nd Infantry Division (NW Europe)
Inigo-Jones,
Charles Meredith
"Mere"
C.M. Inigo-Jones
Son of Eng.Cdr. Charles John Inigo-Jones, Royal Indian Marine.
Married (06.08.1948, Westminster district, London) Helen Mary de Courcy O'Grady(03.02.1912; predeceased him), of Montreal, Canada, elder daughter of Mr & Mrs F.C. de Courcy O'Grady; no children.
12.12.1912
Glasgow, Scotland
-
17.12.2009
2nd Lt. 31.07.1935 [51831]
Lt. 31.07.1938
A/Capt. 26.01.1940-25.04.1940
T/Capt. 26.04.1940-01.06.1941
WS/Capt. 03.01.1942
Capt. 31.07.1943
A/Maj. 03.10.1941-02.01.1942
T/Maj. 03.01.1942-20.06.1943,
21.10.1943-17.09.1945
WS/Maj. 18.09.1945
Maj. 31.07.1948
A/Lt.Col. 18.06.1945-17.09.1945
T/Lt.Col. 18.09.1945-06.07.1946,
29.01.1953-25.03.1956,
10.08.1956-(01.1957)
WS/Lt.Col. 07.07.1946-01.12.1947
local Lt.Col. 15.09.1948-28.01.1951
Lt.Col. 26.08.1956 (retd 29.06.1961)
A/Col. 07.01.1946-06.07.1946
T/Col. 07.07.1946-02.08.1947
Hon. Col. 29.06.1961
Mention in Despatches MID 23.07.1937 Palestine
Palestine 1935-36 Medal & Clasp.
Education: Pangbourne Naval College (1927); Staff College, Camberley (psc); instructor in radar (anti-aircraft), qualified on a War Special Wireless Course (01.05.1939-22.06.1939).
23.12.1931 - 30.07.1935 commissioned, Royal Tank Corps - Supplementary Reserve of Officers
31.07.1935     commissioned, The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
1935 - 1936 served in Palestine
(01.1937) - (01.1939) 2nd Battalion The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment (Gravesend)
10.07.1939 - 01.06.1941 Instructor
26.01.1940 - (04.1941) Instructor, Wireless Wing, School of Anti-Aircraft Defence
26.06.1940     transferred, Royal Regiment of Artillery
1944 - 1947 served in India
18.06.1945 - (04.1946) Assistant Master-General Supply, Master-General of the Ordnance Branch, Quartermaster General's Branch, India HQ Staff
1948 - 1951 served in Washington, DC (USA)
29.06.1961 - 12.12.1967 Regular Army Reserve of Officers [attained age limit]
Inness,
Robert Charles
R.C. Inness
?
-
Cadet
?
2nd Lt.
17.10.1942 [249231]
WS/Lt. 17.04.1943 (reld 02.02.1952)
Hon. Capt.
02.02.1952
17.10.1942


commissioned, The Hampshire Regiment [emergency commission]
Irby,
[Sir] Gerald Howard Boteler;
10th Baronet Irby, of Whapload and Boston, co. Lincoln;
9th Baron Boston, of Boston, co. Lincoln

G.H.B. Irby
Son of Lt.-Col. Leonard Paul Irby, OBE (great-grandson of 2nd Baron) (1871-1936), and Ethel Maud Boteler (1869-1957), daughter of Capt. William John Casberd Boteler, RN (1843-1907).
Succeeded cousin 12.10.1972.
Married 1st (14.08.1926) Katherine Gertrude Edwards, daughter of Captain C.M.H. Edwards (divorced 1931); one daughter.
Married, 2nd (08.02.1936) Erica Nelly
Hill (13.08.1899-05.1990), daughter of T.H. Hill; one son.
29.08.1897
-
17.02.1978
Esher, Surrey
T/2nd Lt.
29.08.1915
T/Lt.
?
2nd Lt.
27.09.1939 [100873]
WS/Capt. 01.09.1940
T/Maj.
01.09.1940-(04.1946)
Member of the Order of the British Empire MBE
1918
?
1915
-
1918
commissioned, The King's Royal Rifle Corps [temporary commission]
27.09.1939


commissioned, Royal Army Service Corps [emergency commission]
Ireland,
Marguerite
"Brigit"
(Miss)
M. Ireland
Only daughter of Col. G. Ireland, and Mrs Ireland, of Greenways, Normandy, Surrey.
Married  (01.01.1946, Catholic Church, Ash, Surrey South Western district) Capt. Frederick Benjamin Suter, Indian Army (20.04.1920 - 13.06.2013); one son, three daughters.
14.03.1921
Southsea
-
10.06.2009
Surrey
2nd Subaltern 26.03.1943 [270245]
WS/Subaltern 26.09.1943
T/Junior Commander 01.11.1945-25.08.1946 (reld 25.08.1946)
Hon. Jun.Cdr. 25.08.1946
Efficiency Medal (Territorial) EM 06.03.1947 -
26.03.1943     commissioned, Auxiliary Territorial Service
Ironside,
Hugo Craster Wakeford
H.C.W. Ironside

14.06.1918
Thrapston, Northamptonshire
-
03.10.2008
Frimley Park Hospital
2nd Lt.
25.08.1938 [77706]
Lt. 01.01.1941
A/Capt.
12.08.1945-11.11.1945
...
...
Brig.
01.12.1966 (retd 13.04.1968)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) OBE
01.01.1955
New Year 55
Education: Royal Military College, Sandhurst
25.08.1938


commissioned, Royal Tank Regiment - Royal Armoured Corps
?
-
25.03.1940
3rd Battalion Royal Tank Regiment (France since 20.05.1940; captured)
25.03.1940
-
04.1945
POW in German captivity (escaped from Oflag VII B at Eichstätt, Bavaria, was caught again and spent the rest of the war at Oflag IV C at Colditz)
12.08.1945
-
13.04.1946
Staff Captain Q (AE), 21st Army Group
...
-
...
...
Ironside,
the Lord Ironside, Sir William Edmund;
1st Baron (cr. 1941) Ironside of Archangel and of Ironside
W.E. Ironside

 

 
Son of Surg.­Maj. William Ironside, RHA, of Ironside, Aberdeenshire.
Married (1915) Mariot Ysobel, daughter of Charles Cheyne; one son, one daughter.

06.05.1880
South Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland
-
22.09.1959
Queen Alexandra Military Hospital, Millbank, London
2nd Lt.
25.06.1899
Lt.
16.02.1901
Capt.
18.02.1908
Maj.
30.10.1914
Bt. Lt.Col.
03.06.1916
Bt. Col.
01.01.1919
Col.
02.06.1919
Maj.Gen.
11.11.1919
Lt.Gen.
01.03.1931
Gen.
30.06.1935 (retd 19.07.1940)
Field Marshal
20.07.1940
- Baron
01.01.1941
-
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath GCB
09.06.1938
HM's birthday 38
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB
01.08.1919
North Russia
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George CMG
01.01.1918

for services rendered in connection with Military Operations in the Field

Distinguished Service Order DSO
23.06.1915
for distinguished service in the field [with effect from 03.06.1915]

S. Africa: MiD (10.9.1901); Queen's South African Medal (clasps Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal); King's South African Medal (clasps South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902); France, Russia: MiD (04.12.1914, 22.06.1915, 15.06.1916, 15.05.1917, 11.12.1917, 20.12.1918, 21.05.1920); 1914 Star; British War Medal; Victory Medal; KCB; CMG; DSO; Croix de Guerre avec Palme, 2nd Class; Order St Vladimir; Croix d'Officier de la Légion d'Honneur; Order of the Rising Sun, 3rd class (Japan) (06.02.1922); Iraq: North-West Persia Medal and Clasp; others: Grand Croix de la Légion d'Honneur (1946)

Education: Tonbridge School, Royal Military Academy (Woolwich), Staff College (psc)
25.06.1899


commissioned Royal Artillery; section commander, 44th Battery (2.1900-5.1902) (1899-1902 South African War)
26.09.1908
-
01.06.1909
Staff Captain (South Africa)
02.06.1909
-
25.09.1912
Brigade-Major (South Africa)
05.08.1914
-
28.10.1914
Staff Captain (France)
29.10.1914
-
16.02.1915
General Staff Officer 3rd grade (GSO3), 6th Division (France)
17.02.1915
-
29.02.1916
General Staff Officer 2nd grade (GSO2), 6th Division (France)
03.03.1916
-
06.01.1918
General Staff Officer 1st grade (GSO1), 4th Canadian Division (Home Forces & France) (T/Lt.Col.)
07.01.1918
-
26.03.1918
Commandant (General Staff Officer 1st grade (GSO1)), Small Arms School [or: Machine Gun Corps School] (Camiers, France) (T/Col.)
27.03.1918
-
19.09.1918
Commander, 99th Infantry Brigade (France) (T/Brig.Gen.)
20.09.1918
-
16.11.1918
Brigadier-General General Staff (T/Brig.Gen.) (Russia)
17.11.1918
-
03.03.1919
General Officer Commanding, Archangel (Russia) (T/Maj.Gen.)
04.03.1919
-
14.11.1919
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Archangel (Russia) (T/Maj.Gen. to 10.11.1919)
01.03.1920
-
16.05.1920
Chief, British Military Mission to Eastern Hungary
04.07.1920
-
22.08.1920
Commander, Ismid Force (Iraq)
23.08.1920
-
07.07.1921
Commander, Northern Persian Force (Mesopotamia Expeditionery Force)
01.05.1922
-
30.04.1926
Commandant (Major-General General Staff), Staff College (Camberley, UK)
01.10.1926
-
25.10.1928
General Officer Commanding, 2nd Division (Aldershot Command, UK)
21.11.1928
-
31.05.1931
General Officer Commanding, Meerut District (India)
01.06.1931
-
19.09.1933
Lieutenant, Tower of London (UK)
04.10.1933
-
15.03.1936
Quartermaster-General India (India)
12.04.1936
-
26.09.1938
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command (UK)
27.09.1938
-
14.10.1938
specially employed
05.11.1938
-
30.06.1939
Governor & Commander-in-Chief, Gibraltar (Gibraltar)
01.07.1939
-
03.09.1939
Inspector-General, Overseas Forces (UK)
04.09.1939
-
26.05.1940
Chief, Imperial General Staff, War Office (UK)
27.05.1940
-
19.07.1940
Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces
12.10.1937
-
19.07.1940
also: ADC General to the King
Colonel Commandant, Royal Artillery, 21.01.1932-1946. KStJ, 20.06.1939.
Published: Tannenberg : the first thirty days in East Prussia (1925), Archangel, 1918-1919 (1953)
Literature: James Eastwood, General Ironside (London : Pilot Press, [1940]); Andrew Soutar, With Ironside in north Russia (London : Hutchinson, [1940]); Roderick Macleod & Denis Kelly (ed.), The Ironside diaries, 1937-1940 (London : Constable, 1962); Lord Ironside (ed.), High road to command : the diaries of Major-General Sir Edmund Ironside, 1920-1922 (London : Leo Cooper, 1972)
Irvine,
Leonard George
L.G. Irvine
11.01.1906
Bombay, India
-
27.04.1973
Bridge, Canterbury, Kent
Lt.
27.07.1933 [56537]
Capt.
04.09.1934, seniority 27.07.1934
A/Maj.
12.01.1940-11.04.1940
T/Maj.
12.04.1940-04.11.1942
WS/Maj.
05.11.1942
Maj.
27.07.1943
A/Lt.Col.
05.08.1942-04.11.1942
T/Lt.Col.
05.11.1942-23.12.1945
WS/Lt.Col.
24.12.1945
Lt.Col.
21.06.1948
A/Col.
24.06.1945-23.12.1945
T/Col.
24.12.1945-08.07.1946,
04.04.1953-15.01.1957,
24.05.1957-13.08.1957
Col.
14.08.1957 (retd 04.09.1962)
A/Brig.
11.10.1945-13.11.1945
Mention in Despatches MID
11.01.1945
?
General Service Medal GSM
-
& clasp Palestine & clasp Cyprus
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St
-
-
Africa Star Afr St
-
& clasp 1st Army
Italy Star It St
-
-
Defence Medal Def M
-
-
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45
-
-
Education: Taunton School; Cambridge University (played first class cricket, 1926-1928); MB (BChir, 1932), MRCS (Eng), LRCP (London, 1933); graded dermatologist (1936)
Served Cambridge & London Hospitals.
27.07.1933


commissioned, Royal Army Medical Corps
27.07.1933
-
03.9.1933
seconded
1934
-
1936
Egypt
1936
-
(01.)1937
Palestine
1937
-
1939
Egypt (01.1939 at Gebeit)
1940


British Expeditionary Force (France)
1942
-
1944
Commanding Officer, 2nd Field Ambulance RAMC (from 1943 British North Africa Force)
1944
-
1945
Commanding Officer, 1st Mobile Military Hospital (Central Mediterranean Force)
1945
-
1945
Commanding Officer, 11th Convalescent Depot RAMC (Central Mediterranean Force)
24.06.1945
-
10.10.1945
Assistant Director of Medical Services, HQ 56th Infantry Division (Central Mediterranean Force)
11.10.1945
-
13.10.1946
Deputy Director of Medical Services, HQ XIII Corps (Central Mediterranean Force)
14.10.1946
-
1946
Assistant Director of Medical Services, HQ 56th Infantry Division (Central Mediterranean Force)
1946
-
31.03.1948
Assistant Director of Medical Services, HQ Eastern Command (UK)
28.05.1948
-
15.07.1951
Assistant Director of Medical Services, HQ British Troops in Sudan & Commanding Officer, Station Hospital (Middle East Land Forces)
1951
-
1953
Commanding Officer, Military Hospital Wheatley Oxford (Home Forces)
04.04.1953
-
15.11.1956
Assistant Director of Medical Services, HQ 7th Armoured Division (British Army of the Rhine)
1957
-
1958
Assistant Director of Medical Services, HQ Middle East Land Foces
1958
-
1959
Assistant Director of Medical Services, HQ Cyprus District (Middle East Land Forces)
1959
-
1961
Assistant Director of Medical Services, HQ Salisbury Plain District (Home Forces)
1961
-
1962
Assistant Director of Medical Services, HQ Home Counties District (Home Forces)
04.09.1962
-
11.01.1964
Regular Army Reserve of Officers [age limit]
Irvine,
Thomas Alexander
T.A. Irvine
From Motherwell.
?
-
2nd Lt.
02.05.1932 [53100]
Lt.
02.05.1935
Capt.
08.06.1937
Maj.
01.09.1939 (reld from active service < 04.1946)
T/Lt.Col.
10.10.1942-(08.1945)
Hon. Lt.Col.
< 04.1946
Lt.Col.
01.05.1947 (retd 02.05.1948)
Hon. Col.
22.08.1962
Distinguished Service Order DSO
21.06.1945
Burma
Territorial Decoration TD
14.03.1946
?
Territorial Decoration TD
23.11.1951
1st clasp
02.05.1932


commissioned, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) - Territorial Army
02.05.1932
-
(09.1939)
6th (Lanarkshire) Battalion The Cameronians (Hamilton, Scotland)
24.08.1939


mobilized TA
02.1945
-
08.1945
Commanding Officer, 7th Battalion The Worcestershire Regiment
02.05.1948
-
22.08.1962
Territorial Army Reserve of Officers [age limit]
Deputy Lieutenant (DL), Lanark, 26.12.1950.
Irwin,
Charles Leighton
C.L. Irwin
27.10.1918
-
10.2001
Taunton district, Somerset
2nd Lt.
13.10.1939 [69556]
Lt.
13.04.1941
A/Capt.
22.04.1940-05.07.1945
Capt.
01.07.1946 (half-pay 26.12.1947) (retd 27.05.1950)



late Cadet Corporal, Felsted School Contingent, Junior Division, Officer Training Corps
25.11.1936
-
09.09.1938
commissioned, 5th Battalion The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers - Territorial Army
10.09.1938
- 12.10.1939 commissioned, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers - Supplementary Reserve of Officers
13.10.1939
 
 
commissioned, Royal Army Service Corps
1940?     transferred, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
(1940)
 
 
9th Battalion The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers (France)
Irwin,
Noel Mackintosh Stuart
N.M.S. Irwin
Eldest son of William Stuart Irwin of Motihari, Bihar and Orissa, India.
Married 1st (1918) Margaret Maud (died 1963), daughter of late B. Bavin; one son.
Married 2nd (1966) Mrs Elizabeth Collier (née Fröhlich).

24.12.1892
India
-
21.12.1972
Holford, near Bridgewater, Somerset
2nd Lt.
04.08.1912 [4987]
Lt.
24.09.1914
T/Capt.
09.05.1915-06.11.1915
Capt.
07.11.1915
A/Maj.
10.03.1917-22.08.1917
Bt. Maj.
03.06.1919
Maj.
13.07.1927
A/Lt.Col.
27.04.1917-31.05.1917,
23.08.1917-19.02.1918
T/Lt.Col.
06.04.1918-30.04.1919
Bt. Lt.Col.
01.07.1931
T/Col.
01.05.1919-27.01.1920
Col.
02.03.1937, seniority 01.07.1934
T/Brig.
15.03.1939-29.03.1941
A/Maj.Gen.
20.05.1940-29.03.1941
Maj.Gen.
30.03.1941, seniority 22.11.1940
A/Lt.Gen.
01.04.1942-22.11.1942
T/Lt.Gen.
23.11.1942-26.08.1943,
12.05.1945-15.06.1945
Lt.Gen.
13.06.1947, seniority 30.06.1944 (retd 20.12.1948)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
11.07.1940
?
Distinguished Service Order DSO
01.01.1918
?
Distinguished Service Order DSO
24.09.1918
*
Distinguished Service Order DSO
1919
?
Military Cross MC
03.07.1915
Ypres 02.05.15 **
Mention in Despatches MID
01.01.1916
?
Mention in Despatches MID
22.05.1917
?
Mention in Despatches MID
21.12.1917
?
Mention in Despatches MID
28.12.1918
?
WWI: French War Cross; 1914 Star & Clasp; British War Medal; Victory Medal
NW Frontier of India 1930-31 Medal & Clasp

* For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When the whole of his battalion front was heavily attacked and all communications with his forward companies were cut, this officer personally organised his headquarters and stragglers, and formed a defensive flank so as to obtain touch with the brigade on the right. This flank he held for eight hours against all attacks, organising two counter-attacks against the enemy during this period, thus averting a critical situation. It was greatly due to his able conduct that the holding of their battle position by his brigade was possible throughout the day. His courage, energy and quick decision inspired the greatest confidence in his men.
** On 2nd May, 1915, east of Ypres, when in reserve trenches with his company, seeing that the men in the front trenches were overcome by gas and were retiring, with great initiative and courage and under heavy fire, he at once advanced with his company and seized the front trenches before the Germans could occupy them, and drove back the enemy's attack. On 13th May in the counter-attack he handled his company with great skill and determination.
Education: Marlborough College; Royal Military College, Sandhurst; Staff College, Camberley (1924-1925; psc); Imperial Defence College (1936; idc)
04.08.1912


commissioned, The Essex Regiment
08.1914
-
1919
served European War: France 22.08.1914-13.10.1914, 17.12.1914-01.03.1916, 05.09.1916-11.11.1918 (DSO and two Bars, MC, Croix de Guerre, 1914 Star, despatches five times):
1914
-
21.09.1916
2nd Battalion The Essex Regiment (France)
22.09.1916
-
09.03.1917
Adjutant, 2nd Battalion The Essex Regiment (France)
23.08.1917
-
19.02.1918
Commanding Officer, 2nd Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment (France)
06.04.1918
-
30.06.1918
Commanding Officer, 8th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment (France)
01.07.1918
-
30.04.1919
Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment (France)
01.05.1919
-
10.12.1919
Commander (Class X), Abbeville District (France)
28.01.1920
-
29.01.1924
Officer, Company of Gentleman Cadets, Royal Military College, Sandhurst
10.03.1926
-
09.03.1928
Brigade Major, Rhine Army
13.07.1927


transferred, The Border Regiment
01.04.1929
-
01.04.1933
General Staff Officer, 2nd Grade (GSO2), Northern Command, India
30.11.1933
-
18.11.1935
Chief Instructor (General Staff Officer, 2nd grade (GSO2)), Royal Military College (Sandhurst)
02.03.1937
-
10.03.1939
General Staff Officer, 1st grade (GSO1), British Troops in China
15.03.1939
-
19.05.1940
Commander, 6th Infantry Brigade (UK, France & Belgium)
20.05.1940
-
12.08.1940
General Officer Commanding, 2nd Infantry Division (France, UK)
13.08.1940
-
27.10.1940
specially employed: Commandant of British Army element in Dakar expedition ("Operation Menace")
28.10.1940
-
06.11.1941
General Officer Commanding, 38th (Welsh) Infantry Division (UK)
07.11.1941
-
15.03.1942
General Officer Commanding, XI Corps (UK)
01.04.1942
-
31.07.1942
General Officer Commanding, IV Indian Corps (Burma)
01.08.1942
-
20.05.1943
General Officer Commanding, Eastern Army, India
1944
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1945
General Officer Commanding, East Scotland District
1946
-
1948
General Officer Commanding, West Africa Command
20.12.1948
-
24.12.1954
Regular Army Reserve of Officers [age limit]
Member of the Council, The Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes (1946).
Published
: Infantry officer, 1914-1918 : the record of service as a young officer in the First World War (1942)
Isaac,
Claude Francis Wilfred

C.F.W. Isaac
Son (with two brothers) of
Francis 'Frank' Lewis Isaac (1873-1943), and Gladys Daisy Moss (1884-1956).

Married ...; ... children (one daughter?).
04.08.1910
-
08.1999
Lambeth district, London
Cadet ?
2nd Lt. 12.06.1941 [187759]
WS/Lt. 01.10.1942
T/Capt. 13.08.1945-(04.1946)
WS/Capt. 17.08.1946 (reld 06.08.1947)
T/Maj. 17.08.1946-06.08.1947
Hon. Maj. 06.08.1947
Capt. 08.11.1950
1939-1945 Star 39|45 St - -
France & Germany Star Fr&G St - -
Defence Medal Def M - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
12.06.1941     commissioned, The Royal Welsh Fusiliers [emergency commission]
08.11.1950 - 31.12.1960 Regular Army Reserve of Officers [exceeded age limit]
His son-in-law writes: "Educated at Shewsbury and lived in Paris France before the WW2.  Was in France, at Dunkirk, then followed his cousin Lt.Col. John Isaac MC and fought in the Norway campaign. As a fluent French speaker was in Alsace - in what capacity unknown.  Interrogated high ranking Germans at end of the war."
Isherwood,
Gilbert Barton

G.B. Isherwood
Son (with three sisters and two brothers) of Arthur James Isherwood (1873-1908), and Bessy Merryweather (1873-1957).
Married ((03?).1940, Luton district, Bedfordshire) Winifred Nellie Cumner (14.02.1912 - 10.1998).
12.06.1908
Biggleswade district, Bedfordshire
-
(09?).1981
Luton district, Bedfordshire
2nd Lt. 12.06.1943 [278358]
WS/Lt. 12.06.1943
T/Capt. 12.02.1945-19.12.1945
WS/Capt. 20.12.1945
T/Maj. 20.12.1945-(04.1946)
12.06.1943     commissioned, The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment [emergency commission]
Isles,
Donald Edward
D.E. Isles
Son of Harold and Kathleen Isles.
Married (1948) Sheila Mary Stephens (formerly Thorpe); three sons, one daughter.

19.07.1924
Leeds
-
12.11.2008
Denton, Lincolnshire
2nd Lt.
31.12.1943 [304096]
WS/Lt.
01.07.1944
... ...
Maj.Gen.
04.07.1974 (retd 02.10.1978)
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
03.06.1978
HM's birthday 78
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) OBE
08.06.1968
HM's birthday 68
Education: Roundhay; Leeds University; RMCS. jssc 1961



served in the ranks for 198 days
31.12.1943
 
 
commissioned, The Duke of Wellington's Regiment [emergency commission to 18.04.1947]
1944
-
1947
1st Battalion The Duke of Wellington's Regiment (Italian campaign, Palestine, Egypt, Sudan, Syria)
15.07.1963
-
20.03.1965
Assistant Military Attaché, Paris
1965
-
1967
Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion The Duke of Wellington's Regiment (BAOR & UN Forces in Cyprus)
1968


Assistant Military Secretary, Ministry of Defence
1968
-
1971
Colonel General Staff, Ministry of Defence
1972
-
1975
Director of Munitions, British Defence Staff Washington
1975
-
1978
Director-General Weapons (Army)
MRAes, MBIM. Deputy Managing Director, British Manufacture & Res. Co., 1979-1989. Colonel, The Duke of Wellington's Regiment, 1975-1982; Colonel Commandant, The King's Division, 1975-1979; Vice-Chairman, Yorks and Humberside TA&VRA, 1984-1987. Honorary Colonel: 3rd Battalion, Yorkshire Volunteers, 1977-1983; Leeds University Officer Training Corps, 1985-1990. Member, Court, Leeds University, 1987-1995. President, Lincolnshire and South Humberside Royal British Legion, 1990-1996; Patron, Lincs RBL, 1996. DL Lincs, 1990.
Ismay,
Sir Hastings Lionel
see: Indian Army  
Ivory,
John William
J.W. Ivory
24.08.1899
-
QM Lt.
15.03.1939
... ...
T/Maj.
12.09.1942
15.03.1939


commissioned into the Royal Army Service Corps
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