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I Canadian Corps

Command Appointments

General Officer Commanding in Chief

From To Rank Name Acting
24-Dec-1940 14-Nov-1941 Lieutenant-General AGL McNaughton
14-Nov-1941 23-Dec-1941 Major-General GR Pearkes Acting GOC while Lieutenant General AGL McNaughton was sick. *
23-Dec-1941 19-Mar-1944 Lieutenant-General HDG Crerar
20-Mar-1944 05-Nov-1944 Lieutenant-General ELM Burns
26-Oct-1944 16-Nov-1944 Major-General C Vokes *
10-Nov-1944 17-Jul-1945 Lieutenant-General C Foulkes

Branch of The General Staff

Brigadier General Staff

From To Rank Name Acting
24-Dec-1940 14-Jun-1941 Brigadier Sir Miles Dempsey
24-Dec-1940 15-Dec-1941 Brigadier GR Turner
10-Apr-1941 06-Aug-1941 Brigadier ELM Burns
07-Aug-1941 12-Jul-1942 Brigadier GG Simonds
13-Jul-1942 22-Jun-1943 Brigadier CC Mann
23-Jun-1943 30-Sep-1943 Brigadier WJ Megill
01-Oct-1943 06-Jun-1944 Brigadier GA McCarter
07-Jun-1944 11-Nov-1944 Brigadier JDB Smith
12-Nov-1944 01-Jul-1945 Brigadier G Kitching

General Staff Officer I

From To Rank Name Acting
05-Dec-1941 07-Sep-1942 Lieutenant-Colonel NE Rodger

General Staff Officer II

From To Rank Name Acting
24-Dec-1940 28-Jan-1941 Major CC Mann
21-Apr-1941 04-Dec-1941 Major NE Rodger
01-May-1941 05-Aug-1941 Major AB Connelly
23-Oct-1941 31-Jan-1942 Major DK Todd

Attached to the General Staff

Royal Artillery

Commander Corps Royal Artillery

From To Rank Name Acting
24-Dec-1940 15-Jul-1941 Brigadier JC Stewart
07-Nov-1941 05-Apr-1942 Brigadier HON Brownfield *
06-Apr-1942 23-Jun-1942 Brigadier HON Brownfield
24-Jun-1942 14-Jan-1943 Brigadier GA McCarter
15-Jan-1943 13-Sep-1943 Brigadier EC Plow
20-Sep-1943 23-Oct-1943 Brigadier WE Huckvale *
24-Oct-1943 26-Dec-1943 Brigadier HON Brownfield
27-Dec-1943 18-Dec-1944 Brigadier EC Plow
19-Dec-1944 10-Jun-1945 Brigadier HA Sparling

Royal Engineers

Chief Engineer

From To Rank Name Acting
24-Dec-1940 05-Apr-1942 Brigadier CSL Hertzberg
06-Apr-1942 22-Jun-1943 Brigadier JL Melville
23-Jun-1943 26-Jul-1944 Brigadier AB Connelly
27-Jul-1944 23-Apr-1945 Brigadier CA Campbell
24-Apr-1945 17-Jul-1945 Brigadier JD Christian

Royal Signals

Chief Signal Officer

From To Rank Name Acting
24-Dec-1940 ? 05-Apr-1942 Colonel JE Genet
06-Apr-1942 09-Jan-1943 Colonel WL Laurie
01-Nov-1943 11-Jan-1945 Brigadier CS McKee
12-Jan-1945 10-Jun-1945 Brigadier AE Wrinch

Commander Royal Signals

From To Rank Name Acting
24-Dec-1940 05-Apr-1942 Lieutenant-Colonel WL Laurie
11-Apr-1942 15-Jul-1943 Lieutenant-Colonel AE Wrinch

Branch of The Adjutant General and The Quartermaster General

Deputy Adjutant & Quartermaster-General

From To Rank Name Acting
24-Dec-1940 10-Jun-1941 ? Brigadier CAP Murison
16-Dec-1941 05-Apr-1942 Brigadier GR Turner
06-Apr-1942 07-Apr-1943 Brigadier AE Walford
08-Apr-1943 18-Sep-1944 Brigadier JFA Lister
20-Sep-1944 08-Jul-1945 Brigadier WP Gilbride

Branch of The Adjutant General

Deputy Assistant Adjutant-General

From To Rank Name Acting
19-Jan-1941 ? 19-Jan-1941 ? Lieutenant-Colonel CS Booth

Branch of The Quartermaster General

Assistant Quartermaster-General

From To Rank Name Acting
22-Dec-1940 05-Apr-1942 Colonel AE Walford
11-Apr-1942 15-Nov-1942 Lieutenant-Colonel JRR Gough

Deputy Assistant Quartermaster-General

From To Rank Name Acting
26-Jun-1941 10-Apr-1942 Major JRR Gough

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