|Born||27 January 1888|
|Died||5 January 1941|
|Years of service||1907 - 1941|
1st Tank Brigade|
2nd Armoured Division
Tilly was commissioned into the Royal Leicestershire Regiment in 1907. He served in East Africa before fighting in World War I. He served on the North West Frontier of India in 1924 before becoming Chief Instructor at the Royal Tank Corps Central School in Bovington in 1935 and then Chief Instructor of the Gunnery Wing at the Amoured Fighting Vehicles School in 1937. He went on to be Commander of 1st Tank Brigade in 1938 and then served in World War II as General Officer Commanding 2nd Armoured Division from May 1940 before being killed in January 1941.
- Joslen, Lt-Col H.F. (2003) [1st pub. HMSO:1960]. Orders of Battle: Second World War, 1939–1945. Uckfield: Naval and Military Press. ISBN 978-1-84342-474-1.
|GOC 2nd Armoured Division|
May 1940–January 1941
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