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Arthur Currie


Canadian World War We General who commanded 4 divisions from the Canadian Expeditionary Force’s Unified Canadian Corps. He worked well as a general public school instructor in English Columbia before going after a military profession. He became Vice Chancellor of Montreal’s McGill College or university in 1920. He was created in the city of Napperton, Ontario to William Garner Curry and Jane Patterson. He was created Arthur Curry and later on transformed the spelling of his last name. He became known for questioning the battle purchases of his English armed forces superiors, and his dissent frequently reached Sir Douglas Haig, a high-ranking official who backed Currie’s alternate battle strategies through the Hill 70 and Canal du Nord fights.

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Full Name Arthur Currie
Date Of Birth December 5, 1875
Died November 30, 1933, Montreal, Canada
Place Of Birth Canada
Profession War Hero
Education University of Toronto
Nationality Canadian
Siblings Almeada Curry Reid, John Curry, Mary Curry, Mabel Anne Curry, Edward Curry
Awards Order of St Michael and St George, Order of the Bath, Mentioned in dispatches, Legion of Honour, Croix de guerre 1914–1918, Order of the Crown, Croix de guerre, U.S. Army Distinguished Service Medal
Star Sign Sagittarius

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The Greatest Canadian2004TV Mini-Series documentary
The Defence of Canada1985TV Mini-SeriesHimself (walks past troops with Haig) (uncredited)

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