The Generals of WWII

Generals from Canada Flag for Canada
Portrait of Major-General Harry Wickwire Foster

Foster, Harry Wickwire


* 2nd of April 1902

† 6th of August 1964


1941-01-29 1942-08-06 Commanding Officer 4th Battalion Princess Louise Dragoon Guards
1942-08-07 1942-12-13 General Staff Officer 1 1st Canadian Division [England]
1942-12-14 1943-02-14 Commanding Officer 1st Battalion Highland Light Infantry of Canada
1943-02-15 1943-06-08 Commanding Officer 7th Canadian Brigade [England]
1943-XX-XX Commanding Officer Canadian Forces Aleutian Islands, Pacific
1943-06-19 1944-01-18 Commanding Officer 13th Canadian Brigade
1944-01-28 1944-08-21 Commanding Officer 7th Canadian Brigade
1944-08-22 1944-11-30 General Officer Commanding 4th Canadian Armoured Division, North-West Europe
1944-12-01 1945-08-31 General Officer Commanding 1st Canadian Division [Italy]
1946-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX General Officer Commander in Chief Eastern Command
1952-09-01 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Edward Storey