The Generals of WWII

Generals from New Zealand Flag for New Zealand
Portrait of Major-General Owen Herbert Mead

Mead, Owen Herbert


* 24th of January 1892

† 25th of July 1942


1935-XX-XX 1938-XX-XX Adjutant-General
1937-XX-XX 1938-XX-XX Quartermaster-General
1938-XX-XX 1939-XX-XX District Officer Commanding Northern Military District
1939-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Adjutant-General
1940-08-17 1942-02-15 District Officer Commanding Southern Military District
1942-02-15 1942-07-25 General Officer Commanding 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force Pacific
1942-07-25 Killed in an aircraft crash at sea
Picture source: Courtesy of Nicola Gavey