PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Alexander, Harold Rupert Leofric George "Alex"
Date of birth: December 10th, 1891 (London, United Kingdom)
Date of death:  June 16th, 1969 (Slough/Berkshire, South East England, United Kingdom)
Nationality:  British
     
MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES
Rank: Lieutenant-general
Unit: General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) of the Southern Command
Awarded on: December 20th, 1940
 
     
COMMANDER OF THE MOST HONOURABLE ORDER OF THE BATH (KCB/DCB)
Rank: Lieutenant-general
Unit: General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) of the Southern Command
Awarded on: January 1st, 1942
 
     
MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES
Rank: General
Unit: Commander-in-Chief of Middle East Command
Awarded on: October 28th, 1942
 
     
GRAND CROSS OF THE MOST HONOURABLE ORDER OF THE BATH (GCB)
Rank: General
Unit: Commander-in-Chief of Middle East Command
Awarded on: November 11th, 1942
 
     
LEGION OF MERIT - CHIEF COMMANDER (LOM - CC)
Rank: General
Unit: Commander in Chief 15th Army Group
Awarded on: August 10th, 1943
 
     
ORDEN SUVOROVA 1
Rank: General
Unit: Commander in Chief 15th Army Group
Awarded on: February 19th, 1944
 
     
BASILIKON TAGMA TOY GEORGIOYA A - GRAND CROSS
Rank: General
Unit: Commander in Chief 15th Army Group
Awarded on: June 20th, 1944
 
     
ORDER WOJENNY VIRTUTI MILITARI - KRZYZ SREBRNY
Rank: Field Marshall
Unit: Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Forces
Awarded on: December 7th, 1944
 
     
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL - ARMY (DSM)
Rank: Field Marshall
Unit: Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Forces
Awarded on: August 2nd, 1945
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Imperial War Museum
Information source(s):   - Smart, N., Biographical Dictionary of British Generals of the Second World War, Pen & Sword Books Limited, Barnsley, England, 2005
- Mead, R., Churchill’s Lions – A Biographical Guide to the Key British Generals of World War II, Spellmount Publishers Ltd., Chalford, England, 2007
- en.wikipedia.org
- unithistories.com
- forum.faleristika.info
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