Sir Edmond Charles Acton Schreiber, KCB, DSO, (* April 30, 1890, † October 8, 1978) was aand Governor of Malta. Schreiber served in both the First and the .From 1944 to 1946 he was governor and commander in chief (Governor and Commander-in-Chief) of Malta.
Edmond Charles Acton Schreiber, son of the late Brigadier s Acton L. Schreiber joined CB CMG, 1909 in the Royal Fieldin the military service and was promoted to lieutenant in 1912. He served during the First World on the . For his achievements, he was an honorable mention (Mentioned in Despatches) the Army report and received the . Ended the war with the rank of Brevet Major.
In the 1930s he served in the Staff College in Camberley, theand the Senior Officers’ School at Sheerness. Promoted to Brigadier, he was eventually used in the Southern Command in the . This emerged from the Regional Command formed the basis for the preparation of the (BEF). From 1939 to 1940 he was with the in France in use. In 1940 he received the first command of the 61st , and later the 45th . The 61st Infantry Division was intended to be used in Norway, but was reclassified and did not play on the European mainland. The was a division of the Territorial Force, and it was used during the war, not outside the United Kingdom. 1941 Schreiber was given command of the 4th Division. This division, whose history stretches back to the Napoleonic wars in the Iberian peninsula, formed together with the 3rd Mechanised Division, the Second of the BEF in France. After fighting against the , the Division was evacuated in Operation Dynamo. Then she prepared the next two years ago to use at . Scribe took over in 1941 the command of the . In this corps were next to the 4th Division and the 50th (Northumbrian) Infantry Division and two regiments of the summarized. Schreiber received in 1942 the command of the First Army, in which all British forces in Tunisia with the and French XIX. Corps were grouped according to . Because of health problems but writers could not take up his duties. No longer usable form field, he was appointed in 1942 to the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Command, and in 1944 the South Eastern Command in Aldershot. Between 1944 and 1946 he was Governor and Commander in Chief (Governor and Commander-in-Chief) of Malta and entered 1947 as a lieutenant-general in retirement.
1944 writers Most Venerable Order of the Knights of the Hospital of St. John. In 1948 he was appointed Deputyof Devon and in 1960 was elected president of the National President of the Old Contemptibles Association.
•Field Marshal Lord(2001), Alex Danchev and Daniel Todman (Editor): Diaries 1939-1945, Phoenix Press, 2001. ISBN 1-84212-526-5 (English)
•Richard Mead:’s Lions: A biographical guide to the key British generals of , Stroud (UK), 2007. ISBN 978-1-86227-431-0 (English)
Military person (United Kingdom)
General Staff Officer (United Kingdom)
Person in the First World War (UK)
Person in WWII (United Kingdom)
Knight Commander of the
Winner of the
Person (St. John)
Born in 1890
Died in 1978