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2 Australian Infantry Division

Command Appointments

General Officer Commanding

From To Rank Name Acting
01-Jul-1937 03-Apr-1940 Major-General Sir Iven Mackay
08-Jul-1940 23-Oct-1940 Major-General JH Cannan
24-Oct-1940 10-Sep-1943 Major-General HW Lloyd
11-Sep-1943 09-Feb-1944 Major-General Sir Horace Robertson

Branch of The General Staff

General Staff Officer I

From To Rank Name Acting
06-Apr-1942 01-Nov-1942 ? Colonel KM Graham

General Staff Officer II

From To Rank Name Acting
24-Aug-1936 11-Mar-1937 Major LS Allen

Attached to the General Staff

Royal Artillery

Commander Royal Artillery

From To Rank Name Acting
10-Jun-1942 21-Nov-1943 Brigadier LGH Dyke
26-Dec-1943 17-Mar-1944 Lieutenant-Colonel WA Rigney *

Royal Signals

Commander Royal Signals

From To Rank Name Acting
31-Mar-1931 03-Dec-1939 Lieutenant-Colonel RF Smith
01-Jan-1940 02-Jun-1940 Lieutenant-Colonel HH Edwards

Branch of The Adjutant General and The Quartermaster General

Assistant Adjutant & Quartermaster-General

From To Rank Name Acting
15-Dec-1935 26-Jun-1936 Major RTA McDonald
27-Jun-1936 07-Dec-1939 Lieutenant-Colonel RTA McDonald
02-Jan-1940 03-Apr-1940 Lieutenant-Colonel AW Wardell
06-Apr-1942 01-Nov-1942 ? Colonel AV Burgess


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Home Unit Definition
Appointments Commanders and Staff Officers assigned to the Unit
History Important Dates and Events in the History of the Unit
Forces Forces of which the Unit was a part (British Commonweath and American Units only)
Locations Locations where the Unit served
Notes Miscellaneous Notes for Unit
Order of Battle Order of Battle for this Unit
Subordinates Units subordinated to or attached to the Unit
Superiors Units to which this Unit was subordinated or attached
Theatres Theatres of Operations which Unit served in