Wilton, John, SirAlternative names
John Gordon Noel Wilton (b. Nov. 22, 1910, Sydney, Australia-d. May 10, 1981, Canberra, Australia), General in the Australian Army, was originally commissioned in the British Army's Royal Artillery in 1930. He served as Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee; Chief of the General Staff; and commander, 28th British Commonwealth Infantry Brigade. During the Second World War he participated in the North African campaign, Syria-Lebanon campaign, and in the Southwest Pacific theater of operations. He later also served during the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He retired from the military in 1970.
From the description of Wilton, J. G. N. (John Gordon Noel), 1910-1981 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10596959
- Military planning
- World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, Australian
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975
- Australia (as recorded)