Porter, Selwyn Havelock Watson Craig (Major General, b.1905 - d.1963)

Accession Number PR00527
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 43 folders
Object type Papers
Maker Porter, Selwyn Havelock Watson Craig
Date made 1934-1980
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 91/1788
Conflict Period 1950-1959
Period 1960-1969
Second World War, 1939-1945

Extensive collection of papers related to the career of Major General Selwyn Havelock Watson Craig Porter, CBE, DSO, LVO, ED. Covers Porter's services in the Middle East, New Guinea, and Borneo, including notes on the operation "Oboe Six.". Mentions demobilisation of troops and Tactical School. Large amount of material relates to Porter's post war life, particularly in relation to his position as Chief Commissioner of Police in Victoria, and to participation in international organisations such as the General Assembly of the International Criminal Police Organisation and producing a United Nations commissioned paper "The role of police in the protection of human rights".