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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:

St. CLAIR-MORFORD, Major General Albert Clarence, Royal Marines (New: 7 February 2023)
SCHREIBER Lieutenant General Sir Edmond Charles Acton (Revised: 10 January 2024)
SCOTT Major General Thomas (Revised: 8 May 2024)
SEAGRIM Major Hugh Paul (Revised: 26 February 2020)
SITWELL Major General Hervey Degge Wilmot (New: 10 January 2024)
SNELLING Major General Arthur Hugh Jay (In Preparation)
STAWELL, Major General William Arthur MacDonald (New: 22 January 2022)
STONE Lieutenant General Robert Graham William Hawkins (Being Updated)
STUART Major General Douglas (Revised: 5 December 2018)
STUDLEY, Major (Q.M.) Frederick Charles (Updated: 24 January 2022)
SYMES Major General George William (Revised: 22 January 2022)

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 me.

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