|Born||14 April 1886|
|Died||1954 (aged 67 or 68)|
|Commands held||2nd Infantry Brigade
|Battles/wars||World War I
World War II
|Awards||Companion of the Order of the Bath
Distinguished Service Order
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
He served in World War I in France and Belgium. After the War he was deployed to India in 1920. From 1931 he was a General Staff Officer at the War Office moving on to join the staff at the Imperial Defence College in 1934. He was appointed Commander 2nd Infantry Brigade in 1936 and deployed to Palestine and then became Director of Staff Duties at the War Office in 1938.
He also served in World War II initially as Assistant Chief of the Imperial General Staff and then as General Officer Commanding I Corps, which formed part of the British Expeditionary Force, deployed to France and Belgium in 1940. He became General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Command in 1941. His last appointment was as Senior Military Assistant to the Ministry of Supply in 1942; he retired in 1944.
He was married to Elizabeth Montgomery Carr.
Sir Harold Alexander
|GOC I Corps
1940 – 1941
Sir Henry Willcox
Sir Guy Williams
|GOC-in-C Eastern Command
Sir Kenneth Anderson