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Currie, Arthur William "Guts and Gaiters"

Date of birth:
December 5th, 1875 (Napperton/Ontario, Canada)
Date of death:
November 30th, 1933 (Montreal/Quebec, Canada)
Buried on:
Grave Memorial General Arthur Currie
Nationality:
Canadian (1931-present, Constitutional Monarchy)

Biography

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Temporary Brigadier
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1915
Commandeur de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Temporary Major-General
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1917
Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG/DCMG)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Temporary Major-General
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1917

King George V conferring the honour of knighthood on Currie on 12 July 1917
Knight Companion
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Temporary Lieutenant-General
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1918
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Temporary Lieutenant-General
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1918
Grootofficier in de Kroonorde
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Temporary Lieutenant-General
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1918
Croix de Guerre 1914–1918
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Lieutenant-general
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1919
Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Lieutenant-general
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1919
Distinguished Service Medal - Army (DSM)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Temporary Lieutenant-General
Awarded on:
August 21st, 1919

With palm
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)

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