Roberts, George Philip Bradley "Pip"

Date of birth:
November 5th, 1906 (Quetta/British India)
Date of death:
November 5th, 1997 (East Sussex, South East England, England)
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant-colonel
Unit:
22nd Armoured Brigade, British Army
Awarded on:
August 13th, 1942
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant-colonel
Unit:
22nd Armoured Brigade, British Army
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1942
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant-colonel
Unit:
7th Armoured Division, British Army
Awarded on:
January 28th, 1943
This award was obtained in the form of an bar to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Brigadier
Unit:
26th Armoured Brigade, British Army
Awarded on:
July 8th, 1943
This award was obtained in the form of an second bar to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major-general
Unit:
11th Armoured Division "The Black Bull", British Army
Awarded on:
February 1st, 1945
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)

Sources

  • - Mead, R., Churchill’s Lions – A Biographical Guide to the Key British Generals of World War II, Spellmount Publishers Ltd., Chalford, England, 2007
    - Smart, N., Biographical Dictionary of British Generals of the Second World War, Pen & Sword Books Limited, Barnsley, England, 2005
    - wikipedia.org
    - unithistories.com

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