Alexander of Tunis, Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, Earl, 1891-1969

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Birth 1891-12-10
Death 1969-06-16
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

1914-1918 Served in France during the First World War; 1932-1934 General Staff Officer 1st Grade, Northern Command; 1934-1938 Commander Nowshera Brigade, Northern Command, India; 1938-1940 Commander of the 1st Division; 1940 Commander of the 1st Corps; 1940-1942 General Officer Commanding-in-Chief; 1942-1943 Commander-in-Chief, Middle East; 1943-1944 Commander-in-Chief of the Allied Armies in Italy (15th Army Group); 1944-1945 Supreme Allied Commander, Mediterranean Theatre; 1946-1952 Governor-General of Canada; 1952-1954 Minister of Defence.

Epithet: Field Marshal

Title: 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

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  • Pakistan, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bombay, India (as recorded)