Wallet 1 of 2 - Papers relating to life and service of Sir John Gordon Noel Wilton, 1926 - 1981

Accession Number AWM2020.22.24
Collection number PR82/119
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Wallet
Item count 1
Object type Papers
Physical description 53 Image/s captured
Maker British Government
Commonwealth Government of Australia
Dunstan, Donald Beaumont
United States Department of Defense
Wilton, John Gordon Noel
Place made Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra, Australia: New South Wales, India, India: Uttar Pradesh
Date made 1926-1981
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
Second World War, 1939-1945
Period 1920-1929
Period 1980-1989
Korea, 1953-1957 (Post-Armistice service - ceasefire monitoring)
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Papers relating to the life, Second World War, and Korean War service of General Sir John Gordon Noel Wilton.

Wallet 1 of 2 - This wallet contains official papers relating to General Sir John Gordon Noel Wilton's service with the British Army in India, and the 2/4 Australian Field Regiment during the Second World War, his appointment to the Australian Military Mission at Washington in 1945, as well his involvement with the Aboriginal Treaty Committee after his retirement from the Army in November 1970.

This wallet also contains the following items: Wilton's intermediate school certificate issued by the NSW Department of Education in May 1926; and a photocopy of a eulogy for General Sir John Wilton that was read by Lieutenant General Sir Donald Dunstan from the Department of Defence at Wilton's funeral on 14 May 1981.

History / Summary

Sir John Gordon Noel Wilton died at his home in Canberra on 10 May 1981.