Major-general (United Kingdom)

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Major general (Maj Gen), is a "two-star" rank in the British Army and Royal Marines.wikipedia
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Brigadier (United Kingdom)

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A major general is senior to a brigadier but subordinate to lieutenant general.
Brigadier is the superior rank to colonel, but subordinate to major-general.

Lieutenant-general (United Kingdom)

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A major general is senior to a brigadier but subordinate to lieutenant general.
Lieutenant general is a superior rank to major general, but subordinate to a (full) general.

Air vice-marshal

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The rank has a NATO rank code of OF-7, equivalent to a rear admiral in the Royal Navy or an air vice-marshal in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many Commonwealth countries.
It is equivalent to a rear-admiral in the Royal Navy or a major-general in the British Army or the Royal Marines.

Rear admiral (Royal Navy)

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The rank has a NATO rank code of OF-7, equivalent to a rear admiral in the Royal Navy or an air vice-marshal in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many Commonwealth countries.
The equivalent rank in the British Army and Royal Marines is major-general; and in the Royal Air Force, it is air vice-marshal.

Order of the Bath

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The rank insignia is the star (or 'pip') of the Order of the Bath, over a crossed sword and baton.
CBs tend be of the rank of rear admiral, major general in the Army, Royal Navy or Royal Marines, or air vice marshal in the Royal Air Force, and in addition must have been Mentioned in Despatches for distinction in a command position in a combat situation, although the latter is no longer a requirement.

Edward Ashmore (British Army officer)

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Major General Edward Bailey Ashmore, (20 February 1872 – 5 October 1953) was a British Army officer from the 1890s to the 1920s who served in the Royal Artillery, the Royal Flying Corps and briefly in the Royal Air Force before founding and developing the organisation that would become the Royal Observer Corps.

British Army

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Major general (Maj Gen), is a "two-star" rank in the British Army and Royal Marines.

Frederick Gordon (British Army officer)

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Major-General The Honourable Sir Frederick Gordon, (9 October 1861 – 18 October 1927) was a senior British Army officer, who additionally served as a major general in the early Royal Air Force.

Frederick Heath-Caldwell

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Major-General Frederick Crofton Heath-Caldwell, (né Heath: 21 February 1858 – 18 September 1945) was a senior British Army officer, who also served in the early Royal Air Force (RAF).

Sefton Brancker

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Promoted to major general in 1918, he became Controller-General of Equipment in January of that year and Master-General of Personnel in August 1918.

Edward Ellington

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He was promoted to the temporary rank of major general and appointed acting Controller-General of Equipment in April 1918, becoming substantive in that post in August 1918.

Mark Kerr (Royal Navy officer)

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Kerr was granted the rank of major general and served as Deputy Chief of the Air Staff at the Air Ministry in the months before the RAF came into being.

Godfrey Paine

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Paine was promoted to major general (a rank of the RAF at that time) and appointed to the Air Council as Master-General of Personnel.

Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard

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In March 1916, with the RFC expanding, Trenchard was promoted to major-general.

Geoffrey Salmond

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Salmond was awarded a permanent commission in the Royal Air Force as a major general in August 1919 (shortly afterwards redesignated as an air vice marshal).

Frederick Sykes

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Accordingly, on 1 January 1919 Sykes was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath and allowed to take early retirement with the rank of major general with effect from 31 March 1919.

Two-star rank

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Major general (Maj Gen), is a "two-star" rank in the British Army and Royal Marines.

Royal Marines

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Major general (Maj Gen), is a "two-star" rank in the British Army and Royal Marines.

Royal Air Force

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The rank has a NATO rank code of OF-7, equivalent to a rear admiral in the Royal Navy or an air vice-marshal in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many Commonwealth countries. The rank was also briefly used by the Royal Air Force for a year and a half, from its creation to August 1919.

Division (military)

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In the British Army, a major general is the customary rank for the appointment of division commander.

Commandant General Royal Marines

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In the Royal Marines, the rank of major general is held by the Commandant General.

Ranks and insignia of NATO

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The rank has a NATO rank code of OF-7, equivalent to a rear admiral in the Royal Navy or an air vice-marshal in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many Commonwealth countries.

Royal Navy

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The rank has a NATO rank code of OF-7, equivalent to a rear admiral in the Royal Navy or an air vice-marshal in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many Commonwealth countries.

Commonwealth of Nations

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The rank has a NATO rank code of OF-7, equivalent to a rear admiral in the Royal Navy or an air vice-marshal in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many Commonwealth countries.