The Generals of WWII

Generals from Australia Flag for Australia
Portrait of Brigadier Neil Hamilton Fairley

Fairley, Neil Hamilton


* 15th of July 1891

† 19th of April 1966


1919-03-15 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1919-10-28 Relinquishes the Temporary rank of Lieutenant-Colonel
1919-10-28 Granted the Honorary rank of Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-07-15 Colonel
1944-02-14 Temporary Brigadier
1946-07-04 Granted the Honorary rank of Brigadier


1920-05-19 Retired
1940-07-15 1942-10-24 Consulting Physician, Australian Imperial Force
1940-09-05 Attached for Special Duty, Middle East Command
1942-10-25 1946-07-04 Director of Medicine, Army Headquarters
1943-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Chairman of Combined Advisory Committee on Tropical Medicine, Southwest Pacific Area
1946-07-04 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley