Biographies

Biographies - S



This section contains biographies of Army officers in either the British Army or Indian Army who saw service during the Second World War, whose surnames begin with the letter 'S' and either:

  1. Reached the rank of Colonel or above;
  2. Achieved some other notable distinction.

The biographies are a short synopsis of the career of each person. The main sources for these biographies are: Who's Who, the London Gazette and Army Lists; supplemented by additional information from reliable sources. Several Indian Army officers have their service histories preserved at the British Library in the L/MIL/14 series.

Those written to date are:

SCHREIBER Lieutenant General Sir Edmond Charles Acton (REVISED: 28 March 2014);
SCOTT Major General Thomas (REVISED: 28 March 2014);
SEAGRIM Major Hugh Paul (REVISED: 28 March 2014);
SITWELL Major General Hervey Degge Wilmot (REVISED: 28 March 2014);
SNELLING Major General Arthur Hugh Jay;
STONE Lieutenant General Robert Graham William Hawkins (REVISED: 28 March 2014);
STUART Major General Douglas (REVISED: 28 March 2014);
SYMES Major General George William (AMENDED: 24 January 2014).

Other biographies are being written and will be added to this document on a regular basis. If information is sought on a specific individual, please contact the web-master.