Northcott, J. (John), 1890-1966

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Sir John Northcott, 1890-1966 was governor of New South Wales, 1946-1957 and Administrator of the Commonwealth, 1951, 1956. He served in World War I, studied at Staff College, Camberley, England, 1924-1925 and at the Imperial Defence College, 1935. He became Chief of General Staff in 1942 and Commander in Chief, British Commonwealth Occupation Forces in Japan, 1945.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225766001

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referencedIn Robert L. Eichelberger Papers, 1728-1998, (bulk 1942-1949) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Birth 1890-03-24

Death 1966-08-04



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