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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 …

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LGen, The Honourable Roméo A. Dallaire OC, CMM, MSC, CD (Ret’d), BSc (1946- )

Lieutenant-General Roméo A. Dallaire was born in Denekamp, Holland, on 25 June 1946.  He enrolled in the Canadian Army in 1964, after four years in the Cadets and the Reserves Force.  Dallaire attended Collège Militaire Royal de Saint-Jean, Québec.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Sciences from Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario.  He also …

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Col, The Right Honourable RGB Dickson PC, CC, KStJ, CD (1916-1998)

Robert George Brian Dickson was born in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, on 25 May 1916.  He later joined Scouts, enjoying the mock courts at camp. After enrolling in Regina, he entered directly into second year Arts at the University of Manitoba.  He left its Law School in 1938, first in his class, earning the Gold Medal.  He …

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