The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier Murray John Moten

Moten, Murray John

Brigadier

* 3rd of July 1899

† 14th of September 1953

Promotions

1936-12-13 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-12-27 Colonel
1941-12-27 Temporary Brigadier
1946-09-12 Granted the Honorary rank of Brigadier
1948-03-19 Temporary Brigadier
1949-01-01 Brigadier

Service

1936-12-13 1938-06-30 Commanding Officer 43rd/48th Infantry Battalion
1938-07-01 1940-04-25 Commanding Officer 48th Infantry Battalion
1940-04-26 1941-12-27 Commanding Officer 2nd/27th Infantry Battalion
1941-12-27 1946-01-17 Commanding Officer 17th Australian Infantry Brigade [New Guinea]
1942-12-29 1943-01-10 Acting General Officer Commanding 11th Australian Division
1946-04-01 1946-09-05 Commanding Officer Australian Contigent Victory March, London [Great Britain]
1946-09-12 Retired
1948-03-19 Recalled
1948-03-19 Commanding Officer 9th Australian Infantry Brigade
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley