John McKinna

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John McKinna
Born (1906-12-11)11 December 1906
Godwood, South Australia
Died 28 January 2000(2000-01-28) (aged 93)
Adelaide, South Australia
Allegiance Australia
Service/branch Australian Army
Years of service 1937–1961
Rank Brigadier
Commands held 9th Brigade (1952–55)
10th Battalion (1948–52)
25th Battalion (1944–45)
Battles/wars Second World War
Awards Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Distinguished Service Order
Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order
Efficiency Decoration
Other work Commissioner of the South Australia Police (1957–72)

Brigadier John Gilbert McKinna CMG, CBE, DSO, LVO, ED (11 December 1906 – 28 January 2000) was a senior officer in the Australian Army during the Second World War. He was also the Police Commissioner for South Australia between July 1957 and June 1972.

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