Major general

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MAJOR GENERAL. A military officer, commanding a division or number of regiments; the next in rank below a lieutenant general.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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He said the nation and armed forces had rendered matchless sacrifices against terrorism, adding that three star, two star Generals and Commanders were martyred in war against terrorism while children of senior army officers and civilians were also martyred.
According to sources, one of the three two star generals are expected to be appointed as Lieutinent General, Army Commander, - Major General Boniface Perera Commandant Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force, Security Forces Commander - West Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, and the Chief Staffs Major General Mahesh Senanayake.
Two Brigadiers, one Air Commodore and one Commodore were promoted to become two star generals. Four out of eight civilian participants were promoted in later years to the highest grade.