The Generals of WWII

Generals from Australia Flag for Australia
Portrait of Brigadier John Wilson Crawford

Crawford, John Wilson


* 8th of July 1899

† 7th of May 1943


1933-07-01 Lieutenant-Colonel


1933-07-01 1937-06-30 Commanding Officer Sydney University Regiment
1937-07-01 1938-04-29 Staff Officer, G Branch, 2nd District Base
1938-04-30 1939-12-14 General Staff Officer 2, 2nd District Base
1939-12-15 1942-XX-XX Commanding Officer 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
1942-04-11 1943-05-07 Commanding Officer 11th Australian Infantry Brigade
1943-05-07 Killed in an air crash
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley