He was elected Director of
Mather & Platt Ltd, 24th February 1946.
General Sir William Platt
1885-1975
General Sir William PlattBorn in 1885; educated at Marlborough College and Royal Military College, Sandhurst; commissioned into Northumberland Fusiliers, 1905; served on North West Frontier, India, 1908; Capt, 1914; served in World War One, France and Belgium, 1914-1918; Bde Maj, 103 Infantry Bde, 1915-1916; General Staff Officer Grade 2, 21 Div, 1916-1917; General Staff Officer Grade 2, 2 Australian and New Zealand Corps and 22 Army Corps, 1917; General Staff Officer Grade 1, 37 Div, 1918-1920; Bde Maj, 12 Infantry Bde, 1 Eastern Command and Galway Bde, Irish Command, 1920-1922; Maj, 1924; Lt Col, 1930; Officer Commanding 2 Bn, Wiltshire Regt, 1930-1933; Col, 1933; General Staff Officer Grade 1, 3rd Div, Bulford, 1933-1934; Commander, 7 Infantry Bde, 1934-1938; ADC to the King, 1937-1938; Maj Gen, 1938; Commandant, Sudan Defence Force, 1938-1941; General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, East African Command, 1941-1945; Lt Gen, 1941; Col, Wiltshire Regt, 1942-1954; Gen, 1943; retired pay, 1945; died in 1975.
 
The following is an article about Sir William Platt from
the Company's "Our Journal" of 1957

General Sir William Platt

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See also these links - information kindly supplied by Hans Houterman

... accompanying Filed Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell.

http://www.generals.dk/stable/Platt/Sir_William/Great_Britain.html

http://houterman.htmlplanet.com/NF_officers.html