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Wynter, Henry Douglas (1886-1945)

Wynter commanded Australian Eastern Command at the time war broke out in the Pacific. He continued to hold administrative posts throughout the war before succumbing to illness in 1945.

Service record

1886     

Born
1939
Colonel     
Chief instructor, Command and Staff School
1939

Commander, 1 Military District
1939
Brigadier
Commander, 11 Brigade
1939
Major general      
Northern Command
1940

Deputy adjutant and quartermaster general, 1 Australian Corps
1940

Commander, Australian Imperial Force, England
1940

Commander, 9 Division
1941

Staff, Eastern Command
1941

Commander, Eastern Command
1942

Chief administration officer, Army Headquarters
1942

Chief administration officer, Allied Land Forces, Southwest Pacific Area
1945

Dies of illness


References

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-9-16)



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