LG Gen Sir Edward Puttick

Date of birth

26 June 1890 at Timaru

Parents

J P Puttick

Married

Irene Lillian Dignan in 1919

Children

Three daughters

Education

Waitaki Boys’ High School

Honours

  • Knight Commander of the Bath 1946
  • DSO and Bar NZSC

Career

  • Distinguished Military Career
  • Cdr 4 Inf Bde, Egypt, Greece 1941
  • NZ Div Crete (Bar DSO)
  • CGS 1941 and GOC NZ Forces 1942-45
  • Major General 1941
  • Lieutenant General 1942
  • Golf Staff Officer Coronatin George VI ADC to King 1938-41
  • MC (Greece)
  • CDR Legion of Merit (USA)

Recreation

  • Cricket
  • Shooting
  • Fishing