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Photo - Lieutenant-General Alderson - Neuve-Chapelle - War Diaries - Where we fought...

Lieutenant-General Edwin Alfred Hervey Alderson (1859-1927), Commander of 1st Canadian Division (1914-1915), Commander of Canadian Army Corps (1915-1916), Inspector-General of Canadian Forces (1916-1918).
Under orders from their British Commander, Lieutenant-General Sir E.A.H. Alderson, the Canadian Division had begun, almost as soon as it moved to the front in February 1915, a routine of night patrolling, sustained sniping, and quick attacks against enemy trenches.

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Canada. Department of National Defence Collection 1961-038

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