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The Canadian General Sir William Otter.

Desmond Morton

The Canadian General Sir William Otter.

by Desmond Morton

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Published by Hakkert in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Otter, William, Sir, 1843-1929.,
    • Canada -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesCanadian War Museum. Historical publication, no. 9, Historical publication (Toronto, Ont.) ;, no. 9.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1033.O89 M67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 423 p.
      Number of Pages423
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5443556M
      ISBN 100888665350
      LC Control Number73094073
      OCLC/WorldCa994857

      Major-General Sir William Dillon OTTER, KCB, CVO, VD Chief of the General Staff – Royal Canadian Regiment of Infantry March to November Civilian 30/10/ Major-General In Charge of Internment Operations 01/12/ Major-General End work at Internment Camps. Desmond Morton has 41 books on Goodreads with ratings. Desmond Morton’s most popular book is A Short History of Canada. The Canadian General Sir William Otter by. Desmond Morton. avg rating — 0 ratings. Want to Read saving.

      (1) Gwatkin to Mewburn, , R.G. 24A, vol. 98, HQC vol. 2 (as noted in The Canadian General: Sir William Otter, by Desmond Morton, Hakkert, Toronto, ) Introduction - Cavalry - Artillery - Infantry Battalions , , , , , - Machine Guns. Desmond Dillon Paul Morton, OC, FRSC, CD (born ) is a Canadian historian who specializes in the history of the Canadian military, as well as the history of Canadian political and industrial relations. Born in Calgary, Alberta, Morton is the son of a Brigadier General, and the grandson of General Sir William Dillon is a graduate of the Collège militaire royal de St-Jean, the Royal Born: , Calgary, Alberta.

      Sir William Dillon Otter. Otter, Sir William Dillon (), soldier, was born near Clinton, Ontario, on December 3, , the son of Alfred William Otter and Anna de la Hooke. He was educated at the Toronto Model School and Upper Canada College ; and entered the volunteer militia in   For example, my fourth book, The Canadian General Sir William Otter (), recounts the life story of a great grandfather of mine who learned in his first battle that undisciplined soldiers run away. He was the second Canadian army officer, after Sir Arthur Currie, to attain the rank of : Desmond Morton.


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[Desmond Morton] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Desmond Morton. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: # Canadian War Museum. Historical publication.

SirWilliamOtter,Canada's firstgeneral, 56 THE CANADIAN HISTORICAL REVIEW waslivingproofof thatlikelihood. It requiredmorethanordinaryconviction to endurethe humiliations that wereheapedupon him in return for the genuine sacrifices hemadefor : W.A.B.

Douglas. William D. Otter, in full William Dillon Otter, (born December 3,Clinton, Ontario, Canada—died May 6,Toronto), Canadian army joined the army and helped suppress the Riel (North West) Rebellion ().

He became the first commanding officer of the Royal Canadian regiment of infantry () and led a Canadian force in the South African War (–). In in Toronto he published The guide, a manual for the Canadian militia, a text based on The soldier’s pocket-book for field service (London, ) by Garnet Joseph Wolseley*.

Largely ignored until approved in England, Otter’s book went through several editions before and. He wrote “The Guide: A Manual for the Canadian Militia (Infantry) Embracing the Interior Economy, Duties, Discipline, Drills and Parades, Dress, Books, and Correspondence of a Battalion with Regulations for Marches, Transport & Encampment, Also Forms & Bugle Calls“ inwhich includes sections on discipline, courts martial, offences, complaints, and defaulters.

Otter was knighted in and in became the second Canadian soldier, after Sir Arthur CURRIE, to reach the rank of general. Further Reading Desmond Morton, Ministers and Generals () and The Canadian General, Sir William Otter ().

Helping us out with their personal picks were historians J.L. Granatstein, Marc Milner, Doug Delaney, Hugh A. Halliday, Terry Copp and John Boileau—not to mention numerous books of reference. Enjoy. ARMY. GENERAL WILLIAM OTTER Born: Goderich, Ont., • Died: Dec 3, to May 6, William Dillon Otter was born near Clinton, Ontario, the son of Alfred William Otter and Anna de la Hooke.

Educated at the Toronto Model School and Upper Canada College, he worked as a clerk, at the same time embarking on his military career in the Non Permanent Active Militia in Toronto in The Gunners of Canada: The History of the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery Volume II (Royal Canadian Artillery Association, ) Marteinson, John (ed.) We Stand on Guard: An Illustrated History of the Canadian Army (Ovale Publications, ).

A photo taken in ca of Brigadier General Sir William Otter. The Otter Commission, or Otter Committee, was established after the First World Warto create links of perpetuation from the war-time units of the Canadian Expeditionary Force(CEF) back to the institutionally separate units of the Canadian Militia.

The commission was headed by General Sir William Dillon Otter. He was the author of over thirty-five books on Canada, including the popular A Short History of Canada.

In he won the C.P. Stacey Prize for When Your Number's Up. Inhe was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. [7]Alma mater: Royal Military College of Canada. Canadian Army Reading List (Ver 1, ) Infantry School Reading List; The USMA (West Point) Officer's Professional Reading Guide (pdf) The Unites States Marine Corps "A Book of Books" (pdf - Kb) General George S.

Patton's Library; Biographies and History. The Canadian General; Sir William Otter, by Desmond Morton. The Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI) is a private members’ organization located in Toronto, Ontario, was founded as the Canadian Military Institute on Janu General Sir William Dillon Otter set the founding principles: "to provide in an Institute for the defence forces of Canada a Library, museum and club for the purposes of the promotion of military art Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Appendix ; Sir William Otter, Internment Operations, •9•4-•92o (Ottawa ); To- ronto Sunday World, 23 Jan. See also the author's The Canadian General: The Life of Sir William Otter (Toronto ), Chapters vii and viii passim.

See E. Forrest LaViolette, The Canadian Japanese and World War H (Toronto ); Edith. General Sir William Dillon Otter KCB, CVO, VD (December 3, – May 6, ) was a professional Canadian soldier who became the first Canadian-born Chief of the General Staff, the head of the Canadian Army.

Contents[show] Military career Born near the Corners (Clinton), Upper Canada, Otter Allegiance: Canada. The 2nd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment of Infantry was considered by many British officers to be the best infantry battalion in South Africa. He became the first Canadian-born officer to command this country's military, and he retired in as General Sir William Otter KCMG, CVO.

anada’s Major General Sir William Otter is revered as the “father” of Canada’s Army. His family tree is laden with archdeacons, bankers, barons, a British Governor of Bermuda, a chief justice of Nova Scotia, and his grandfather was the Anglican Lord Bishop of Chichester, England.

1 With the war’s outbreak inOtter was brought. Lieutenant Colonel William Dillon Otter He wrote The Guide: A Manual for the Canadian Militia (Infantry) Embracing the Interior Economy, Duties, Discipline, Drills and Parades, Dress, Books, and Correspondence of a Battalion with Regulations for Marches, Transport & Encampment, Also Forms & Bugle Calls inwhich includes sections on discipline, courts martial, offences, complaints, and.

He wrote a biography of his great-grandfather, The Canadian General: Sir William Otter, initially as an effort to cleanse his forebear’s reputation as an incompetent villain for his role in the.The Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI), located in Toronto, Ontario, is a private members’ Royal Canadian Military Institute was founded as the Canadian Military Institute on Janu General Sir William Dillon Otter set the founding principles "to provide in an Institute for the defence forces of Canada a Library, museum and club for the purposes of the Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario, Canada.May 6, General Sir William Dillon Otter passes away in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Otter was a professional Canadian soldier who became the first Canadian-born Chief of the General .