British military personnel – Battle of Normandy

British military personnel biographies

Battle of Normandy

Land forces
Name
Rank
Role during the Battle of Normandy
Miles DempseyGeneralCommander of the 2nd Army
Richard GaleGeneralCommander of the 6th Airborne Division
Bernard Shaw MontgomeryField MarshallCommander in chief of Allied ground forces
Arthur TedderAir Chief MarshalDeputy Supreme Commander
Percy HobartMajor GeneralCommander of the 79th Armoured Division
Bill MillinPrivate1st S.S.B. bagpipe player on D-Day
Air forces
Name
Rank
Role during the Battle of Normandy
Arthur ConinghamAir MarshalCommander of the 2nd Tactical Air Force 
Arthur T. HarrisAir MarshalRoyal Air Force Bomber Command
Trafford Leigh-MalloryAir MarshalCommander in chief of Allied air forces
Naval forces
Name
Rank
Role during the Battle of Normandy
Bertram H. RamsayAdmiralCommander in chief of Allied naval forces
Philip L. VianAdmiralCommander of the Eastern Task Force

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