Harold Alexander

Full name:Harold Rupert George Leofric Alexander
Born:10th December 1891, Westminster, Middlesex, England
Died:16th June 1969, Eton, Buckinghamshire, England
Education:Harrow School; Royal Military College, Sandhurst; Army Staff College, Camberley.
Biography:Career soldier who commanded Southern Command 1940, appointed General 1942, Field Marshal 1944. Governor-General of Canada 1946-52. UK Minister of Defence 1952-54; later, director Securicor. Awarded MC 1916, DSO 1916. Appointed KCB (knighted) 1942. Created Earl Alexander of Tunis 1946. OM 1959. MCC president 1955-56.
Relations:Father: Earl of Caledon
Teams:Harrow School (Miscellaneous: 1910)
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