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Edwin Alfred Hervey Alderson


Alderson, Edwin Alfred Hervey, originally of Capel St. Mary, Suffolk, England. Medals/Honours: Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB). Occupation: Army Officer. Military Service: General, Commander in Chief, Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1916. Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “Inspection by General Alderson of Canadian Div. We are part of the Canadian Corps now,” 2:30 Nov ‘15; “Inspection by Corps Commander Alderson. We leave for somewhere near Hooge shortly. Pretty hot place,” 2:16 Mar ’16.

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