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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Henry Douglas Wynter

Wynter, Henry Douglas

Lieutenant-General

* 5th of June 1886

† 7th of February 1945

Promotions

1920-01-01 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1931-10-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1935-06-01 Temporary Colonel
1935-07-01 Brevet Colonel
1937-03-23 Relinquishes the Temporary rank of Colonel
1939-08-28 Temporary Brigadier
1939-10-13 Local Major-General

Service

1920-03-16 1920-11-18 Deputy Assistant Adjutant-General, 4th Military District
1920-11-19 1923-02-09 Attending Staff College Camberly [Great Britain]
1923-02-10 1925-02-15 Staff Officer, G Branch, Army Headquarters
1925-02-16 1929-11-25 Director of Movements, Army Headquarters
1925-08-29 1929-11-26 Member of the War Railway Council
1929-11-26 1931-02-08 Attending the Imperial Defence College [Great Britain]
1931-02-09 1932-07-14 Director of Movements, Army Headquarters
1931-02-09 1932-07-14 Member of the War Railway Council
1932-07-15 1935-04-20 General Staff Officer 1, 1st Australian Infantry Division
1935-04-21 1937-03-23 Director of Movements & Transportation, Army Headquarters
1937-03-24 1938-07-03 General Staff Officer, 11th Australian Mixed Brigade
1938-07-04 1939-10-18 Commandant of the Command & Staff School
1938-07-04 1939-10-18 Chief Instructor at the Command & Staff School
1939-08-28 1939-10-18 Commanding Officer 11th Australian Mixed Brigade
1939-08-28 1939-10-18 Commanding Officer 1st District Base
1939-08-28 1939-10-18 Temporary District Officer Commanding 1st Military District
1939-10-18 1940-05-01 General Officer Commander in Chief Northern Command
1939-10-18 1940-05-01 District Officer Commanding 1st Military District
1940-04-04 1940-06-13 Deputy Adjutant & Quartermaster-General, I Australian Corps
1940-06-16 1940-11-17 General Officer Commanding Australian Imperial Force United Kingdom
1940-10-23 1941-02-05 General Officer Commanding 9th Australian Infantry Division
1941-07-07 1941-12-18 Major-General General Staff, Eastern Command
1941-12-19 1942-04-05 General Officer Commanding in Eastern Command
1941-12-19 1942-04-05 District Officer Commanding 2nd Military District
1942-04-06 1945-02-07 Chief Administration Officer, Army Headquarters
1942-04-06 1945-02-07 Chief Administration Officer, Allied Land Forces Southwest Pacific Area
1945-02-07 Died of illness
Picture source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/03/Henry_Wynter.jpg