Gentry, William George (Sir), 1899-1991

Born London; served with 2NZEF, 1940-1943, 1944-1945; Deputy Chief of the General Staff in New Zealand, 1943-1944, 1946-1947; attended Imperial Defence College, London, 1948; Adjutant-General. 1949-1952; Chief of the General Staff, 1952-1955. (WWNZ). See also a two page biography on Te Ara (Encyclopedia of New Zealand) at http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5g6/1 (accessed Jul 2012)

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Date: 1944-1945 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: PAColl-4161-01-093 Description: Photographs taken at the dedication of the Polish Memorial on Mt Cassino, erected to all Polish troops of the 3rd Carpathian Division, 18 Jul 1945. Photograp...
Date: 1945 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency By: Wood, W J (Private), active 1945 Ref: PAColl-4161-01-089 Description: All photographs were taken by Pte W J Wood and include captions (multiple copies of most). Include: Group of officers and nurses taken after the ceremony wit...
Date: 1939-1945 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency By: New Zealand. National Film Unit; Marriott, (Lieutenant), active 1943 Ref: PA1-q-292 Description: Photographs of military activities and war work in New Zealand during World 2, 1939-1945, taken by various photographers and compiled for official use. This...
Date: 1940-1943 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: PAColl-4161-01-215 Description: Series of photographs taken during Lt Gen B L Montgomery's visit to NZ Division to present decorations awarded for gallantry. Those who received decorations ...
Date: Dec 1939-Oct 1945 By: Gentry, William George (Sir), 1899-1991 Ref: MS-Papers-5525 Description: Gentry describes his life while he served during WWII with 2NZEF in Greece, Crete, the Western Desert, Libya, Tunisia and Italy. He refers frequently to his ...
Date: 1944-1945 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: PA1-q-301 Description: Photographs of New Zealand military personnel serving in Italy during World War 2, 1943-1945, taken by various photographers and compiled for official purpos...
Date: [ca 1942-1945] From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: PAColl-4161-01-208 Description: Shows returned men and men on furlough parading through streets of Wellington on their way to luncheon given by RSA in their honour. The Police Pipe Band le...
Date: [Between 1939 and 1942] From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency By: Fox Photos Ltd Ref: PA1-q-285 Description: Official photographs of World War II. This album chiefly shows the NZEF, First Echelon. Many photographs have captions, the information from which is mostly ...
Date: 1945 - 1955 By: Colvin, Neville Maurice, 1918-1991 Ref: E-935-q Description: Sketchbook containing mainly pencil drawings but a few in ink, of people in the Arbitration Court, of which there is also a sketch. The people sketched are: ...
Date: 1942-1943 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: PA1-q-298 Description: Photographs of New Zealand military personnel serving in North Africa and the Pacific during World War 2, 1939-1945, taken by various photographers and compi...
Date: 1941-20 Feb 1989 By: Gentry, William George (Sir), 1899-1991 Ref: PA-Group-00788 Description: Photograph albums compiled by Sir William Gentry. Chiefly relate to his military career but also a few taken following his retirement from the army. Most im...
Date: Jul 1978-1979 From: Barber, Richard Ainslie, 1914-1981 : Correspondence and papers relating to military history enquiries Ref: MS-Papers-7816-3 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: 1/1-012834-F Description: War Hist Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: 1/1-012836-F Description: War Hist Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: 1/1-012835-F Description: War Hist Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Major-General Sir William Gentry
Date: [ca 1950s] From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: 1/1-012837-F Description: Portrait of William Gentry, taken by an unidentified photographer, circa 1950s War Hist Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Film n...
Brigadier C A Weir shaking hands with Major General W G Gentry
Date: 1955 From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: EP/1955/1640-F Description: Photograph taken for the Evening Post newspaper of Wellington by an unidentified staff photographer. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Descrip...
Senior officers at Maadi Camp, Egypt
Date: 1940 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: DA-00548-F Description: Group of senior officers seated at a dining table in Maadi military camp. Identified as: Major W G Gentry, Lieutenant Colonel W G Stevens, Major General B C ...
Senior officers of the 9 NZ Infantry Brigade in Trieste, Italy, World War 1939-1945
Date: 1945 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: DA-09378 Description: Lieutenant General Sir Bernard Cyril Freyberg, General McCreery, and Brigadier William George Gentry outside the Headquarters of the 9th New Zealand Infantr...
General Bernard Montgomery and Brigadier William Gentry in Tunisia, World War II - Photograph taken by H Paton
Date: Apr 1943 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency By: Paton, Harold Gear, 1919-2010 Ref: DA-03011-F Description: General Bernard Law Montgomery and Brigadier William George Gentry in Tunisia during World War II. Photograph taken probably in April 1943 by H Paton. Quant...