Commander of the British Troops in Canada

This is a list of officers who commanded the regular troops of the British Army in Canada until 1906, when the last British garrison was withdrawn.

From 1875 there was a separate commander of the Canadian Militia. This officer was responsible to the Dominion government and was the predecessor of the present Commander of the Canadian Army.

Commanders

Lieutenant-General on the Staff, commanding the Troops in North America

Lieutenant-General on the Staff, commanding the Troops in Canada

Colonel on the Staff, commanding the Troops in Canada

References

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  2. ^ Hart's Army List for 1856, p. 407.
  3. ^ "Eyre, Sir William (1805–1859)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/9041. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  4. ^ "Williams, Sir William Fenwick, baronet (1800–1883)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/29561. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  5. ^ "MICHEL, Sir JOHN". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2016.
  6. ^ "Windham, Sir Charles Ash (1810–1870)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/29722. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
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  8. ^ "No. 23598". The London Gazette. 15 March 1870. p. 1738.
  9. ^ Hart's Army List for 1871, p. 546; for 1872, p. 546; for 1873, p. 546.
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  11. ^ "MacDOUGALL, Sir PATRICK LEONARD". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2016.
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  13. ^ "No. 25812". The London Gazette. 1 May 1888. p. 2468.
  14. ^ "No. 26405". The London Gazette. 23 May 1893. p. 3002.
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