The Generals of WWII

Generals from New Zealand Flag for New Zealand
Portrait of Major-General Graham Beresford Parkinson

Parkinson, Graham Beresford

Major-General

* 5th of November 1896

† 10th of July 1979

Service

1937-XX-XX 1938-XX-XX Director of Artillery
1940-01-15 1941-08-15 Commanding Officer 4th Field Regiment Royal New Zealand Artillery, Middle East - Greece - North Africa
1941-XX-XX Commanding Officer 1st New Zealand Tank Brigade
1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Commanding Officer 7th New Zealand Infantry Brigade Group
1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Commanding Officer 1st New Zealand Tank Brigade
1943-XX-XX Commandant of Maadi Camp, North Africa
1943-04-21 1944-03-03 Commanding Officer 6th New Zealand Infantry Brigade, Italy
1944-03-03 1944-03-27 Acting General Officer Commanding 2nd New Zealand Division, Italy
1944-03-27 1944-06-14 Commanding Officer 6th New Zealand Infantry Brigade, Italy
1944-06-15 1944-08-15 Commander Royal Artillery 2nd New Zealand Infantry Division, Italy
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Quartermaster-General
1945-XX-XX 1945-06-26 Commanding Officer 6th New Zealand Infantry Brigade, Italy
1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer New Zealand Troops in Egypt
1946-XX-XX 1949-XX-XX Head New Zealand Joint Liaison Staff London
1949-XX-XX 1951-XX-XX District Officer Commanding Southern Military District
1952-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley