Scobie, Ronald MacKenzie, 1893-1969Alternative names
Sir Ronald MacKenzie Scobie (b. June 8, 1893-d. 1969), Lieutenant-General in the British Army, was commissioned into the Royal Engineers in 1914 and served during World War I. During the Second World War he commanded the 70th Infantry Division in Tobruk in 1941, and later became Chief of the General Staff, GHQ Middle East. In late 1943 General Scobie was given command of III Corps and remained in command of British forces in Greece until after the end of the War.
From the description of Scobie, Ronald MacKenzie, 1893-1969 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10597365