The Generals of WWII

Generals from Australia Flag for Australia
Portrait of Major-General Edward James Milford

Milford, Edward James


* 10th of December 1894

† 10th of June 1972


1937-05-12 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1938-07-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1939-11-02 Temporary Colonel


1936-07-01 1938-09-14 Assistant Director of Artillery, Army Headquarters
1938-09-15 1940-04-14 Director of Artillery, Army Headquarters
1940-04-04 1940-12-13 Commander Royal Artillery, 7th Australian Infantry Division
1941-01-01 1942-04-05 Master-General of the Ordnance, Army Headquarters
1942-04-06 1944-01-20 General Officer Commanding 5th Australian Infantry Division
1944-01-21 1944-06-30 Major-General General Staff, New Guinea Force
1944-07-01 1945-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 7th Australian Infantry Division
1946-05-XX 1948-04-23 Adjutant-General, Army Headquarters
1948-04-23 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley