General, The Honourable HDG Crerar PC, CH, CD, DSO, CD (1888-1965)

General, The Honourable HDG Crerar PC, CH, CB, DSO, CD (1888-1965)

One of Canada’s greatest wartime commanders, General Crerar was born and educated in Hamilton, Ontario. Graduating from the Royal Military College in 1909, he took a position with the Ontario Hydro-Electric Commission, Toronto. At the outbreak of the Great War he was a Lieutenant in Toronto’s 4th Battery, 2nd Brigade, the Non-Permanent Active Militia. He more »