GEN Henry Duncan Graham Crerar

GEN Henry Duncan Graham Crerar

Birth
Hamilton, Hamilton Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Death 1 Apr 1965 (aged 76)
Rockcliffe Park, Ottawa Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Burial Ottawa, Ottawa Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Plot Sec. 27, G 226
Memorial ID 21019886 · View Source
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Canadian Military Officer. A 1909 graduate of the Royal Military College, Crerar served during World War One as an officer with the Canadian Field Artillery. Rising through the ranks, he was serving as a Brigadier General at Canadian Military Headquarters in England when World War Two began. In 1940, Crerar was appointed Chief of the General Staff of the Canadian Army, a post he held until late 1941 when he was given command of I Canadian Corps. In 1944, he was re-assigned to command the 1st Canadian Army, a position he held until his retirement in 1946.

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  • Originally Created by: G.Photographer
  • Added: 19 Aug 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 21019886
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for GEN Henry Duncan Graham Crerar (28 Apr 1888–1 Apr 1965), Find a Grave Memorial no. 21019886, citing Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ottawa Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .