Major General George Frederick Wootten

Service number 351001, NX7
Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant, Major, Brigadier, Temporary Brigadier, Temporary Major General
Birth Date 01 May 1893
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Marrickville
Death Date 30 March 1970
Death Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Concord
Final Rank Major General
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • Headquarters 9th Brigade
  • Permanent Military Forces
  • 3rd Battalion Attached 9th Brigade Howitzer 5th Australian Divisional Headquarters
  • 3rd Battalion Headquarters 11th Infantry Brigade
  • 1st Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 9 Australian Division
  • 18th Australian Infantry Brigade
Places
Conflicts/Operations
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-01
Published in London Gazette in 1943-05-28
Published in London Gazette in 1918-05-28
Published in London Gazette in 1941-12-30
Published in London Gazette in 1918-12-31
Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-04
Published in London Gazette in 1915-11-05
Published in London Gazette in 1945-03-08
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-10-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-01-27
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1943-06-03
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1945-03-15
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1944-11-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    1st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
    London Gazette
    05 November 1915 on page 11002 at position 31
    Commonwealth Gazette
    27 January 1916 on page 156 at position 63
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    01 June 1917 on page 5420 at position 32
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2622 at position 74
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    31 December 1918 on page 15225 at position 99
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 878 at position 42
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Headquarters 9th Brigade
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    1st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    3rd Battalion Headquarters 11th Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Permanent Military Forces
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    9 Australian Division
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Temporary Major General
    London Gazette
    08 March 1945 on page 1297 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    15 March 1945 on page 649 at position 2
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Temporary Brigadier
    London Gazette
    28 May 1943 on page 2373 at position 6
    Commonwealth Gazette
    03 June 1943 on page 1150 at position 13
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards:

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Temporary Major General
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 November 1944 on page 2607 at position 37
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    28 May 1918 on page 6202 at position 100
    Commonwealth Gazette
    24 October 1918 on page 2056 at position 213
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    1st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Brigadier
    London Gazette
    30 December 1941 on page 7332 at position 4
  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    1st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    1st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    1st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    04 June 1917 on page 5475 at position 64
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2626 at position 78
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    3rd Battalion Attached 9th Brigade Howitzer 5th Australian Divisional Headquarters
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    1st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    1st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant

Timeline

Date of birth 01 May 1893
Date of enlistment 18 September 1914
Date of embarkation 18 October 1914
Date of recommendation honour or award 05 March 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 04 March 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 06 March 1918
Date of discharge 31 March 1919
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1939-10-13 - 1940-12-13 Commanding officer of 2/2 Battalion, 6 Division, 16 Brigade, AIF.
Date of death 30 March 1970

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