The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Heathcote Howard Hammer

Hammer, Heathcote Howard


* 15th of February 1905

† 10th of March 1961


1942-01-08 Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-06-18 Colonel
1943-06-18 Temporary Brigadier
1945-11-29 Granted the Honorary rank of Brigadier


1942-01-08 1943-06-17 Commanding Officer 2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
1943-06-18 1945-10-18 Commanding Officer 15th Australian Infantry Brigade [Bougainville]
1945-11-29 Retired
1945-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Controller of Demobilization, Victoria
1953-XX-XX Recalled
1953-XX-XX 1956-XX-XX Commanding Officer 2nd Australian Armoured Brigade
1956-XX-XX 1959-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 3rd Australian Infantry Division
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