The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General George Frederick Wootten

Wootten, George Frederick

Major-General

* 1st of May 1893

† 30th of March 1970

Promotions

1937-07-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-12-01 Temporary Colonel
1940-12-01 Temporary Brigadier
1943-03-23 Temporary Major-General
1945-10-14 Relinquishes the Temporary rank of Major-General
1945-10-14 Granted the Honorary rank of Major-General

Service

1937-07-01 1939-10-12 Commanding Officer 21st Light Horse
1939-10-24 1940-02-09 Commanding Officer 2nd/2nd Infantry Battalion
1940-02-09 1940-05-20 Acting Commanding Officer 16th Australian Infantry Brigade
1940-05-20 1940-11-30 Commanding Officer 2nd/2nd Infantry Battalion
1941-02-01 1943-03-14 Commanding Officer 18th Australian Infantry Brigade [Malaya]
1943-03-15 1945-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 9th Australian Infantry Division
1947-11-10 Recalled
1947-11-10 1950-05-02 General Officer Commanding 3rd Australian Infantry Division
1950-05-02 Retired
Picture source: http://cas.awm.gov.au/photograph/052617