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LTG Arthur William Currie
Birth: Dec. 5, 1875
Strathroy
Middlesex County
Ontario, Canada
Death: Nov. 30, 1933
Montreal
Montreal Region
Quebec, Canada

Canadian Army Lieutenant General. Born in Strathroy, Canada, he joined the 5th Regiment, Canadian Garrison Artillery in 1894. Rising through the ranks to Lieutenant Colonel, he was offered command of the formed 50th Regiment, Gordon Highlanders in 1913. At the start of World War I, he was given command of a battalion in the first Canadian contingent in 1914, to assist Britain in Europe. He advanced steadily, winning distinction at the battles of Ypres, Saint-Julien in Belgium and at the Battle of Vimy Ridge in France. In 1917, he became Lieutenant General commander of the four divisions Canadian Corps and led troops at Passchendaele. After the war he served as inspector general of the Canadian Militia and was Knighted in 1918. In 1920, he accepted the position of principal and vice chancellor of McGill University, Montreal and retained this post until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Garner Curry (1846 - 1891)
  Jane Patterson Curry (1848 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucy Sophia Chaworth-Musters Currie (1875 - 1969)*
 
 Children:
  Marjorie Chaworth-Musters Currie Durnford (1905 - 1971)*
  Garner Ormsby Currie (1910 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Almeada Curry Reid (1870 - 1907)*
  John Curry (1872 - 1942)*
  Arthur William Currie (1875 - 1933)
  Mary Curry (1878 - 1936)*
  Edward Curry (1881 - 1916)*
  Mabel Anne Curry (1883 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Royal Cemetery
Montreal
Montreal Region
Quebec, Canada
Plot: Section E5
 
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Record added: Aug 14, 2000
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LTG Arthur William Currie
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LTG Arthur William Currie
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In grateful remembrance on the centenary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
- Milou
 Added: Apr. 9, 2017
Vimy Remembered 100yrs!
- Rae
 Added: Apr. 9, 2017
Rest in Peace
- Bruce Nuckowski
 Added: Dec. 7, 2016
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