The Generals of WWII

Generals from New Zealand Flag for New Zealand
Portrait of Brigadier John Russell Gray

Gray, John Russell


* 7th of August 1900

† 5th of July 1942


1939-09-27 1941-07-14 Commanding Officer 18th Infantry Battalion
1941-08-21 1941-11-08 Commanding Officer 18th Infantry Battalion
1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Commanding Officer Divisional Reserve Group, 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force [Middle East]
1942-03-27 1942-06-25 Commanding Officer 18th New Zealand Infantry Battalion
1942-06-29 1942-07-05 Commanding Officer 4th New Zealand Infantry Brigade
1942-07-05 Killed in Air Crash
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley