Help 78th Infantry Division

Discussion in 'Higher Formations' started by airborne medic, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. airborne medic

    airborne medic Very Senior Member

    I've seen documents and websites with the GOC of this division as Eveleigh and Evelegh......

    Any thoughts which is correct????
  2. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    Divisional history says EVELEGH

    few London Gazette hits for EVELEGH 15272

    Search Results

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    Biography of Major-General Vyvyan Evelegh

    The Commander of the 1st Army, Lieutenant General K A N Anderson, CB, MC, (right) during a visit to a forward divisional headquarters on the Tunisian front. Brigadier C B McNabb is on the left along with Major General V Evelegh.

    DSO on TNA website.
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    Name: Evelegh, Vyvyan (CB, OBE)
    Number: 15272
    Rank: Temporary Major General
    Regiment: HQ 78 Division, The Duke Of Cornwall's Light Infantry
    Award: Distinguished Service Order
    Theatre Of War: Italy

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