The Generals of WWII

Generals from Canada Flag for Canada
Portrait of Lieutenant-General John Carl Murchie

Murchie, John Carl


* 7th of June 1895

† 5th of March 1966


1939-12-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-05-13 Colonel
1941-02-24 Temporary Brigadier
1942-02-15 Major-General
1944-05-03 Lieutenant-General


1939-01-01 1939-11-30 General Staff Officer 1, National Defence Headquarters
1940-XX-XX Director of Military Operations, National Defence Headquarters
1941-XX-XX Director of Military Training & Staff Duties, National Defence Headquarters
1941-02-24 1942-02-14 Brigadier General Staff Canadian Military Headquarters [England]
1942-02-15 1944-05-02 Vice Chief of the General Staff, National Defence Headquarters
1942-06-01 1942-09-02 General Officer Commander in Chief Pacific Command
1945-05-03 1945-08-20 Chief of the General Staff, National Defence Headquarters
1945-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Chief of Staff Canadian Military Headquarters [England]
1946-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Clive M. Law