MGen HON Brownfield CBE, MC, CD (1894-1958)

MGen HON Brownfield CBE, MC, CD (1894-1958)

One of The Royal Regiment’s brilliant technical proponents, Major-General Harold Oswald Neville Brownfield, was born in Englewood, New Jersey, in December 1894.  He was educated in Kingston, Ontario, and subsequently attended the Royal Military College.  After graduation, in 1910, he became an instructor with The Royal Canadian Horse Artillery and The Royal School of Artillery […]

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 […]