Major general (Australia)

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Major general (abbreviated MAJGEN) is a senior rank of the Australian Army, and was created as a direct equivalent of the British military rank of major general.wikipedia
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Two-star rank

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It is the third-highest active rank of the Australian Army (the rank of field marshal not being held by any currently serving officer), and is considered to be equivalent to a two-star rank.

Lieutenant general (Australia)

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Major general is a higher rank than brigadier, but lower than lieutenant general.
Lieutenant general is a higher rank than major general, but lower than general.

List of Australian Army generals

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Australian Army

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Major general (abbreviated MAJGEN) is a senior rank of the Australian Army, and was created as a direct equivalent of the British military rank of major general.

United Kingdom

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Major general (abbreviated MAJGEN) is a senior rank of the Australian Army, and was created as a direct equivalent of the British military rank of major general.

Major-general (United Kingdom)

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Major general (abbreviated MAJGEN) is a senior rank of the Australian Army, and was created as a direct equivalent of the British military rank of major general.

Field marshal (Australia)

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It is the third-highest active rank of the Australian Army (the rank of field marshal not being held by any currently serving officer), and is considered to be equivalent to a two-star rank.

Division (military)

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A major general commands a division or the equivalent.

Brigadier

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Major general is a higher rank than brigadier, but lower than lieutenant general.

Rear admiral

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Major general is the equivalent of rear admiral in the Royal Australian Navy and air vice marshal in the Royal Australian Air Force.

Royal Australian Navy

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Major general is the equivalent of rear admiral in the Royal Australian Navy and air vice marshal in the Royal Australian Air Force.

Air vice-marshal

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Major general is the equivalent of rear admiral in the Royal Australian Navy and air vice marshal in the Royal Australian Air Force.

Royal Australian Air Force

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Major general is the equivalent of rear admiral in the Royal Australian Navy and air vice marshal in the Royal Australian Air Force.

Order of the Bath

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The insignia for a major general is the star (or 'pip') of the Order of the Bath (despite membership of the Order no longer being awarded to Australians), above a crossed Mameluke sword and baton.

Mameluke sword

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The insignia for a major general is the star (or 'pip') of the Order of the Bath (despite membership of the Order no longer being awarded to Australians), above a crossed Mameluke sword and baton.

Harold Edward Elliott

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Major General Harold Edward "Pompey" Elliott, (19 June 1878 – 23 March 1931) was a senior officer in the Australian Army during the First World War.

John Gellibrand

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Major General Sir John Gellibrand, (5 December 1872 – 3 June 1945) was a senior Australian Army officer in the First World War, Chief Commissioner of the Victoria Police from 1920 to 1922, and a member of the Australian House of Representatives, representing the Tasmanian Division of Denison for the Nationalist Party from 1925 to 1928.

Roy Burston

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Major General Sir Samuel Roy Burston, (21 March 1888 – 21 August 1960) was an Australian soldier, physician, and horse racing identity.

George Alan Vasey

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Major General George Alan Vasey, (29 March 1895 – 5 March 1945) was an Australian Army officer.

Rupert Downes

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Major General Rupert Major Downes, (10 February 1885 – 5 March 1945) was an Australian soldier, general, surgeon and historian in the first half of the 20th century.