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Anderson, John D'Arcy

Date of birth:
September 23rd, 1908 (Downpatrick, Ireland)
Date of death:
April 16th, 1988 (Ealing, London)
Service number:
42399
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Major
Unit:
5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards, 2nd Armoured Brigade, 1st Armoured Division, British Expeditionary Force (BEF), British Army
Awarded on:
September 27th, 1940
For gallant and distinguished services in action in connection with operations in the field.
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Brigadier
Unit:
G-3, British Section, Allied Force Headquarters (AFHQ), Allied Forces
Awarded on:
December 13th, 1945
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Rank:
Major-General
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1957
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Rank:
Lieutenant-general
Awarded on:
December 31st, 1960
Commander of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB/DCB)

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