List of commanders of the Army

Below are the Canadian Army commanding officers and the years they served.

General Officer Commanding the Canadian Militia

  1. Lieutenant-General Sir E.S. Smyth 1875-1880
  2. Major-General R.G.A. Luard 1880-1884
  3. Major-General Sir F.D. Middleton 1884-1890
  4. Major General The Rt. Hon. Lord Treowen 1890-1895
  5. Major-General Sir W.J. Gascoigne 1895-1898
  6. Major-General Sir E.T.H. Hutton 1898-1900
  7. Major-General R.H.O. Haly 1900-1902
  8. Major-General The Rt. Hon. Earl of Dundonald 1902-1904

Chief of the General Staff

  1. Major-General Sir P.H.N. Lake 1904-1908
  2. Major-General Sir W.D. Otter 1908-1910
  3. Major General Sir C.J. Mackenzie 1910-1913
  4. Major-General Sir W.G. Gwatkin 1913-1919
  5. General Sir A.W. Currie 1919-1920
  6. Major-General Sir J.H. MacBrien 1920-1927
  7. Major-General H.C. Thacker 1927-1928
  8. Major-General A.G.L. McNaughton 1929-1935
  9. Major-General E.C. Ashton 1935-1938
  10. Major-General T.V. Anderson 1938-1940
  11. Lieutenant-General H.D.G. Crerar 1940-1941
  12. Lieutenant-General K. Stuart 1941-1943
  13. Lieutenant-General J.C. Murchie 1944-1945
  14. Lieutenant-General C. Foulkes 1945-1951
  15. Lieutenant-General G.G. Simonds 1951-1955
  16. Lieutenant-General H.D. Graham 1955-1958
  17. Lieutenant-General S.F. Clark 1958-1961
  18. Lieutenant-General G. Walsh 1961-1964

Commander of Mobile Command

  1. Lieutenant-General J.V. Allard 1965-1966
  2. Lieutenant-General W. Anderson 1966-1969
  3. Lieutenant-General G. Turcot 1969-1972
  4. Lieutenant-General W. Milroy 1972-1973
  5. Lieutenant-General S. Waters 1973-1975
  6. Lieutenant-General J. Chouinard 1975-1977
  7. Lieutenant-General J.J. Paradis 1977-1981
  8. Lieutenant-General C.H. Belzile 1981-1986
  9. Lieutenant-General J. Fox 1986-1989
  10. Lieutenant General K. Foster 1989-1991
  11. Lieutenant-General J. Gervais 1991-1993

Chief of the Land Staff

  1. Lieutenant-General G. Reay 1993-1996
  2. Lieutenant-General M. Baril 1996-1997
  3. Lieutenant-General W. Leach 1997-2000
  4. Lieutenant-General M. Jeffery 2000-2003
  5. Lieutenant-General R. Hillier 2003-2005
  6. Lieutenant-General M. Caron 2005-2006
  7. Lieutenant-General A. Leslie 2006-2010
  8. Lieutenant-General P. Devlin 2010-2011

Chief of the Army Staff and Commander of the Canadian Army

  1. Lieutenant-General P. Devlin 2011-2013
  2. Lieutenant-General M. Hainse 2013-2016
  3. Lieutenant-General P.F. Wynnyk 2016 to present
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