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Biographies:

Biographies - E

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 ‘E’ 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.

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» EKIN Major General Roger Gillies
» ELLIOTT Major General James Gordon
» EVANS Lieutenant General Sir G. C.
» EVELEGH Brigadier G. C.

Those written to date are:

EKIN Major General Roger Gillies (New: 16 October 2020)
ELLIOTT Major General James Gordon
EVANS Lieutenant General Sir Geoffrey Charles
EVELEGH Brigadier George Carter

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 us.

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