Surtees, George

Date of birth:
1895
Date of death:
1976
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
November 26th, 1917
Military Cross (MC)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Temporary Captain
Unit:
8th Battalion, Manchester Regiment
Awarded on:
June 2nd, 1919
Details:
Second MC received as bar
Military Cross (MC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Brigadier
Unit:
British Military Mission to Egypt, British Army
Awarded on:
December 30th, 1941
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Major-General
Unit:
Deputy Quartermaster-General, Middle East Command, British Army
Awarded on:
October 14th, 1943
Action:
"In recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East."
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major-General
Unit:
Commanding General Officer, Lines of Communication, 21st Army Group, British Army
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1946
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major-General
Unit:
Commanding General Officer, Lines of Communication, 21st Army Group, British Army
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1947
Action:
"In recognition of distinguished services in the cause of the Allies."
Commandeur in de Kroonorde

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