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Brigadier General James Harold Elmsley

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1878-10-13
Place of birth: Toronto, Ontario
Next of kin: Athol Elmsley (wife), 13 Elmsley Place, Toronto, Ontario
Marital status: married
Occupation (attested): army officer
Cause of death: unknown

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: NA
Rank detail
  1. Major, Army, Canadian Cavalry (Royal Canadian Dragoons). 1914-10-01 ?
  2. Brigadier General, Army, Canadian Infantry (16th Infantry Brigade). 1918-10-01 to 1919-07-01
  3. Brigadier General, Army, Canadian Infantry (G.O.C. Headquarters, Canadian Training Division, Bramshott). 1918-06-27 to 1918-08-07
  4. Brigadier General, Army, Canadian Infantry (8th Infantry Brigade). 1916-06-15 to 1918-05-25
Enlistment method: volunteered
Date enlisted: 1914-10-01
Location enlisted: Valcartier, Quebec
Previous military experience: yes
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: unknown
Awards

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George

Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Distinguished Service Order

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 378940
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B2894-S013

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Record number: 1205183 (95930)
Date added: 2009-03-11 12:11:00
Last modified on: 2009-03-11 12:11:00