George Prior – Palmer


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Volledige naam:

George Errol Prior - Palmer

Geboren:

20-02-1903

Overleden:

18-08-1977 Appleshaw House, Andover, Hampshire

Begraven:

?

Ouders:

Zoon van Prior Spunner Prior – Palmer en Anne Leslie Gason, beide uit Ierland.

Bijnaam:

?


Promoties:

1923                       Second Lieutenant

?                               Lieutennant

1930                       Captain

?                               Major

1941                       Lieutenant-Colonel

6-06-1944           Brigadier titulair

1946                       Colonel

1948                       Brigadier

1951                       Major - General


Carrière:

1921                       Royal Military College Sandhurst

1923                       in 9th Lancers


Badge 9th Lancers


6-06-1944           CO 27th Armoured Brigade


Badge 27th Armoured Brigade


27-07-1944        CO 8th Armoured Brigade


Badge 8th Armoured Brigade


17-09-1944       8th Armoured Brigade ondersteunt 43rd Wessex Infantry Division tijdens

                                Operation Market Garden.

1946                      Militair Attaché in Washington D.C.

1951                      GOC 6th Armoured Division


Badge 6th Armoured Division


1953                       Commander British Army Staff, British Joint Service Mission, Washington

                                 D.C. (USA)

1956                       President Regular Commissions Board (bevorderingen beroepsmilitairen)

1958                       Met pensioen.


Aide-de-camp’s:

?


Decoraties:

1-03-1945             Distinguished Service Order

1945                       Chevalier Legion d’Honneur (Frankrijk)

1945                       Croix de Geurre with Palm (België)

1945  1939 - 45  Star

1945  1939 – 45 War Medal

1952  Companion Order of the Bath

1940   Mentioned in Despatches


Diverse:

****                            Zijn broer Otho Prior – Palmer was conservatief lid van het Lagerhuis                                        voor Worthing.

**** 1935                 getrouwd met Katherine Edith Biddy, 1 dochter

**** 1948                getrouwd met Lady Doreen Hersey Winifred Hope, 1 zoon en 1 dochter

**** 1959 – 1964 Southampton Area Director Union Castle Shipping Line

**** 1964 – 1965 Manager Cayzer Irvine Shipping Line

**** 1965 – 1969 Managing Director Overseas Containers Ltd

****                           Hij was lid van de gentlemen’s Cavalry and Guards Club te Londen





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