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Field Marshal Sir JOHN GREER DILL

Regiment & Unit/Ship

General Staff

Commands and Staff

Date of Death

Died 04 November 1944

Age 62 years old

Buried or commemorated at


Sec. 2. Lot 5-29.

United States of America

  • Country of Service United Kingdom
  • Awards Knight Grand Cross of the Bath, Companion of St. Michael and St. George, Distinguished Service Order
  • Additional Info Officier de la Legion D'Honneur, Croix de Guerre, Croix de Couronne, Croix de Guerre (Belgium), D.S.M. (U.S.A.). Son of John and Jane Dill (nee Greer); husband of Lady Dill (nee Charrington), of Doneraile, Co. Cork, Irish Republic. Commanded British Forces in Palestine 1936-37. Commander of 1st Army Corps in France 1939-40. Vice-Chief of Imperial General Staff 1940. A.D.C. General to H.M. King George VI 1940-41. Chief of Imperial General Staff 1940-41. Chief of British Joint Staff Mission to the U.S.A. and Senior British Representative on the Combined Chiefs of Staff from 1941. Also served in the South African and 1914-1918 Wars.
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