The Generals of WWII

Generals from New Zealand Flag for New Zealand
Portrait of Major-General Sir Wiliam George Gentry

Gentry, Sir Wiliam George


* 20th of February 1899

† 13th of October 1991


1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Assistant Adjutant & Quartermaster-General, 2nd New Zealand Infantry Division [Middle East]
1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX General Staff Officer 1, 2nd New Zealand Infantry Division [Greece - North Africa]
1942-09-05 1943-04-21 Commanding Officer 6th New Zealand Infantry Brigade [Middle East]
1943-07-16 1944-07-21 Deputy Chief of the General Staff
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer New Zealand Troops Egypt
1945-02-11 1945-08-31 Commanding Officer 9th New Zealand Infantry Brigade [Italy]
1946-XX-XX 1947-XX-XX New Zealand Representative at Joint Chiefs of Staff Australia
1947-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX Deputy Chief of he General Staff
1949-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX Adjutant-General
1952-XX-XX 1955-XX-XX Chief of the General Staff
1955-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley