|Years of service||1915−1947|
|Commands held||5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment
6th Infantry Brigade
48th (South Midland) Infantry Division
4th Infantry Division
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Distinguished Service Order
After attending the Staff College, Camberley from 1933 to 1934, he was given command of 5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) in France in 1940. He was appointed Commander of 6th Brigade later that year, General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 48th Division in December 1941 and GOC of the 4th Infantry Division in August 1943. The 4th Division saw service in North Africa and took part in the allied invasion of Italy under his command. His last appointment was as GOC British Troops in Egypt in 1944 before he retired in 1947.
He married Maydie Swann; they had two daughters and a son.
- Smart, Nick (2005). Biographical Dictionary of British Generals of the Second World War. Barnesley: Pen & Sword. ISBN 1844150496.
|GOC 48th (South Midland) Infantry Division
|GOC 4th Infantry Division