Christiaan du Toit
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Christiaan Ludolph de Wet du Toit
|Born||23 September 1901|
|Died||14 August 1982(aged 80)|
|Service/||South African Army|
|Years of service||1924–1956|
|Commands held||Chief of the General Staff of the Union Defence Force|
Director-General of Land Forces
Western Transvaal Command
1st Armoured Brigade
2nd Infantry Brigade
|Battles/wars||Second World War|
|Awards||Distinguished Service Order|
Mentioned in Despatches
Du Toit joined the South African Army as an artilleryman in 1924.
During the Second World War, he commanded divisional artillery in East Africa and North Africa, before commanding the 2nd Infantry Brigade in 1942 and the 1st Armoured Brigade from 1943 to 1945. For his service, De Toit was awarded the Distinguished Service Order and Mentioned in Despatches.
- Uys, Ian (1992). South African Military Who's Who 1452–1992. Fortress Publishers. p. 77. ISBN 0-9583173-3-X.
- "Biography of Lieutenant-General Christiaan Ludolph de Wet Du Toit (1901 – 1982), South Africa". www.generals.dk. Retrieved 2018-10-19.
- 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
|New title|| Director-General of Land Forces|
as Officer Commanding
Voortrekkerhoogte and Transvaal Command
| Officer Commanding Western Transvaal Command
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