Thomas Williams (Australian Army officer)

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Thomas Williams
Born(1884-04-10)10 April 1884
Bundaberg, Queensland
Died23 October 1950(1950-10-23) (aged 66)
Service/branchAustralian Army
Years of service1912–1944
RankMajor General
Battles/warsFirst World War
Second World War
AwardsCompanion of the Order of St Michael and St George
Distinguished Service Order
Mentioned in Despatches (5)
Croix de guerre (Belgium)

Major General Thomas Rhys Williams, CMG, DSO (10 April 1884 – 23 October 1950) was an officer in the Australian Army who held senior administrative appointments in the Second World War. Williams served as Master-General of Ordnance from the outbreak of war in 1939 until 1940, when he was appointed Chief Military Advisor to the Ministry of Munitions. Following his retirement from the army in 1944, he was the Australian representative to the Imperial War Graves Commission.[1][2]


  1. ^ Gervasoni, Clare. "Major-General Thomas Rhys Williams (1884–1950)". Honour Roll. Federation University Australia. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Maj.-Gen. T. R. Williams Dead". The Age. 26 October 1950. Retrieved 29 May 2018.