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Crerar, Henry Duncan Graham "Harry"

Date of birth:
April 28th, 1888 (Hamilton/Ontario, Canada)
Date of death:
April 1st, 1965 (Ottawa/Ontario, Canada)
Nationality:
Canadian (1931-present, Constitutional Monarchy)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant-General
Awarded on:
November 4th, 1944
Order Wojenny Virtuti Militari - Krzyz Srebrny
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
March 17th, 1945
Legion of Merit - Commander (LoM - C)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
June 23rd, 1945
Citation:
"In recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North West Europe."
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
July 5th, 1945
Citation:
"In recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North West Europe."

Appointed as a Member.
Order of the Companions of Honour
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
July 26th, 1945
"In recognition of distinguished services in the cause of the Allies."
Distinguished Service Medal - Army (DSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generaal (General)
Unit:
Commanding officer first Canadian Army
Awarded on:
July 28th, 1945

Canadian Gazette of 28 july 1945
Ridder Grootkruis in de Orde van Oranje Nassau (ON.1)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
September 17th, 1945

With "Palme".
Grootofficier in de Leopoldsorde / Grand officier de l'Ordre de Léopold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
September 17th, 1945

With "Palme".
Croix de Guerre 1940
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1945
Orden Kutuzova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
April 4th, 1946
Citation:
"In recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North West
Europe."
Mentioned in Despatches

Sources

  • Photo: Wikipedia
  • - Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 36801 published on the 17 November 1944
    - Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 37027 published on the 10 April 1945
    - Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 37161 published on the 3 July 1945
    - Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 37213 published on the 7 August 1945
    - Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 37340 published on the 6 November 1945
    - Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 37521 published on the 2 April 1946
    - Wikipedia.org
    - Juno Beach Centre
    - Onderscheidingen.nl
    - forum.faleristika.info

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