Lieutenant General John Northcott

Service number VX63396
Ranks Held Lieutenant General, Captain, Lieutenant Adjutant, Major General
Birth Date 1890-03-24
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Creswick
Death Date 1966-08-04
Death Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Wahroonga
Final Rank Lieutenant General
Service Australian Army
Unit 12th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Biographical information The Oxford companion to Australian military history in 1995
Published in London Gazette in 1941-01-01



Date of birth 24 March 1890
Date of enlistment 24 August 1914
Date of embarkation 20 October 1914
Date returned to Australia 25 November 1915
Date of death 04 August 1966