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

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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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referencedIn Papers as President, Map Room File. 1939 - 1945. The Franklin D. Roosevelt/Winston Churchill Correspondence. 1939 - 1945. 1941 Correspondence. 1941 - 1941. Winston Churchill to Franklin D. Roosevelt
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. NATO CONFERENCE, PALAIS DE CHAILLOT, PARIS, FRANCE
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. President Eisenhower signing proclaimation for Armed Forces Day, White House, Washington, D.C. ; Arrival of Field Marshal Earl Alexander of Tunis, MATS Terminal, Washington, D.C. ; Mr. Seaton's Statement, Pentagon, Washington D.C.
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. FIELD MARSHAL LORD ALEXANDER IN KOREA
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Pakistan, Asia
India, Asia
Bombay, India
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Birth 1891-12-10

Death 1969-06-16

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