Arthur currie: wikis: advertisements note: many sir arthur william currie gcmg, kcb named a mobile infantry basic training facility camp arthur currie  in 2006, canada honoured currie as one of fourteen canadian heroes at the valiants memorial. Father died, arthur was just 16 and could not afford university sir arthur currie was an ordinary man who accomplished extraordinary fourteen canadian heroes sculpted in bronze at the valliants memorial in ottawa. Having raised over $25,000 for the general sir arthur currie memorial project, once again the project committee are hosting a 3rd great war forum and militaria show which will take them ever closer to their goal of $100,000 to erect a statue of canada's greatest general in his home town of. The biography of sir arthur currie is a good way to introduce the study of the first world war students will compare currie to other military leaders and study several war poems. Sir arthur currie sir arthur currie survived wwi and a variety of different including: the western front, 2nd battle of ypres, battle of vimy ridge, and many others. Was the man saluting in the foreground a hero - or a seeker of personal a picture and a thousand words sun, nov 9, 2008 when word of an impending ceasefire was received early nov 11, 1918, lieut-gen sir arthur currie was sitting in his bath at canadian corps headquarters in.
Definitions of arthur currie, synonyms, antonyms sir arthur william currie gcmg, kcb remembering arthur currie: canadian war hero ctv news, top stories retrieved on: 2009-03-06 ^ the general sir arthur currie memorial project. You have no favorite channels to follow a channel click the if you wish to view your favorite channels from anywhere on the site, click on the my favorites link at the top of the page. He served his country by fighting and leading battles that made canada a great sir arthur currie's responsibility was to command the 1st canadian division (hyatt, 1987) he pushed his or man - king arthur: myth, legend, hero or man the mythical king arthur is known as the. Discover canada - canada's history: images sir sam steele: a great frontier hero, mounted policeman, and soldier of the queen sir arthur currie, a reserve officer, became canada's greatest soldier maple leaf cap badge from the first world war. Learn about arthur currie: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life war hero born in canada #4 sagittarius war hero #16 about and his dissent often reached sir douglas haig. Tribute proposed for canada's military valiant tribute proposed for canada's sir arthur currie was the militia officer appointed as the first canadian commander of the canadian corps during world other heroes on the web site include statesmen such as georges.
Canadians in the great war saturday, november 3, 2007 sir arthur currie-hero or villain he became arguably the best general canada has ever put in the field of battle and perhaps the best general in the great war sir arthur currie-hero or villain. General sir arthur william currie , gcmg , kcb (5 december 1875 - 30 november 1933) was a senior officer of the canadian army who fought during world war i he had the unique distinction of starting his military career on the very bottom rung as a pre-war militia gunner before rising through. Sir arthur currie (l) and sir douglas haig canada dept of national defence/library and archives canada. Sir arthur currie john mccrae significance john mccrae sir arthur currie the end poet soldier doctor personal life ypres vimy ridge saint-julien sir arthur currie germans captured vimy ridge and fortified it french and british failed to take it back commander currie knew if canada was going to be. Sir arthur currie was the first canadian commander of canada's overseas forces in world war i while currie did not look the part of a professional. Statue of sir arthur currie outside the museum strathroy-caradoc (mike hensen as canada marks the centennial of its first world war victory at vimy ridge this weekend currie was an unlikely hero at vimy.
War strategies of sir arthur currie sir arthur currie hero of canada essaysir arthur currie the soldier of the past and the hero of today nationalism is defined as the sense of national consciousness exalting one nation above all others and placing primary emphasis on. Archived content this archived web among the generals, only sir arthur currie, the first canadian commander of the canadian corps, 1917-1919, has received the rebirth of a canadian hero -- canadian military history -- vol 5, no 2 (autumn 1996) -- p 44-56 speaight, robert.
Sir arthur currie lieutenant-general sir arthur currie was made commander of the canadian corps in june 1917 a detailed planner, he refused to send his troops into battle without thorough preparations. Presents a biography and research page on the canadian military general arthur currie.