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Sir Richard Loudon McCreery

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

(1898–1967), British Army officer who was Alexander's chief of staff during the Western Desert campaigns when Alexander was appointed C-in-C Middle East in August 1942. Alexander thought...

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McCreery, Sir Richard Loudon (1898–1967), army officer

John Strawson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1064 words.

McCreery, Sir Richard Loudon (1898–1967), army officer, was born at Kibworth Harcourt, Leicestershire, on 1 February 1898, the eldest son of Walter Adolph McCreery, of Bilton Park, Rugby,...

Sir Richard Loudon McCreery

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

(1898–1967), British Army officer who was Alexander's chief of staff during the Western Desert campaigns when Alexander was appointed C-in-C Middle East in August 1942. Alexander thought...

See overview in Oxford Index

McCreery, General Sir Richard Loudon

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 193 words.

GCB, 1949 (KCB, 1943; CB 1943); KBE, 1945 (MBE 1926); DSO 1940; MC 1918

Born 1 Feb. 1898; s of Walter A. McCreery, Bilton Park, Rugby, and Emilia McAdam; ...