The Generals of WWII

Generals from Australia Flag for Australia
Portrait of Major-General Roy King

King, Roy


* 27th of August 1897

† 24th of September 1959


1940-12-20 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-11-01 Colonel
1942-05-01 Temporary Brigadier
1949-01-01 Brigadier
1951-08-XX Temporary Major-General
1952-02-XX Major-General


1940-08-19 1941-01-18 General Staff Officer, 2 6th Australian Infantry Division
1941-01-17 1941-11-01 Commanding Officer 2nd/5th Infantry Battalion
1941-11-01 1942-04-05 Assistant Adjutant & Quartermaster-General, 7th Australian Infantry Division
1942-04-06 1942-04-30 General Staff Officer 1, 3rd Australian Infantry Division
1942-05-01 1943-02-17 Commanding Officer 3rd Australian Infantry Brigade
1943-02-18 1945-11-17 Commanding Officer 16th Australian Infantry Brigade
1945-12-04 1947-01-06 Director of Military Training, Army Headquarters
1946-01-11 1949-01-08 Aide-de-Camp to the Governor-General of Australia
1947-01-07 1949-12-25 Commandant of Australian Staff College
1949-12-26 1951-XX-XX Brigadier in Charge of Administration, British Commonwealth Occupation Force Japan
1949-12-26 1951-XX-XX Commanding Officer Australian Military Forces Component, British Commonwealth Occupation Force Japan
1951-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX General Officer Commander in Chief Northern Command
1952-XX-XX 1954-XX-XX General Officer Commander in Chief Central Command
1954-08-28 Retired
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