Major General George Wootten

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Accession Number ART27508
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 101.8 x 76.6 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Dargie, William
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1956
Conflict Period 1950-1959
Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

George Frederick Wootten (1893-1970) served during the First World War landing at Gallipoli, 25 April 1915. During the Second World War he commanded the 9th Australian Infantry Division. In the post war years 1945-1958, Major General George F Wootten, chaired the Repatriation Commission in Melbourne.