Christiaan du Toit
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|Christiaan ('Matie') Ludolph de Wet du Toit|
|Born||23 September 1901|
|Died||14 August 1982(aged 80)|
|Service/branch||South African Army|
|Years of service||1924 - 1956|
|Commands held||Chief of the General Staff|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Distinguished Service Order|
Lieutenant-General Christiaan ('Matie') Ludolph de Wet du Toit DSO (born 23 September 1901, date of death 14 August 1982) was a South African military commander. He joined the South African Army as an artilleryman in 1924, and during World War II he commanded divisional artillery in East Africa and North Africa, before commanding an infantry brigade and an armoured brigade.
- Uys, Ian (1992). South African Military Who's Who 1452-1992. Fortress Publishers. p. 77. ISBN 0-9583173-3-X.
- Lillie, A.C. (1982). "THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN ARMY". South African Journal of Military Studies 12 (2).
|Chief of the General Staff of the Union Defence Force
1950 – 1956
|Chief of the South African Army
1948 – 1950
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