The Canadian General Sir William Otter. by Desmond Morton

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Published by Hakkert in Toronto .

Written in English

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  • Canada

Subjects:

  • Otter, William, Sir, 1843-1929.,
  • Canada -- History, Military.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

SeriesCanadian War Museum. Historical publication, no. 9, Historical publication (Toronto, Ont.) ;, no. 9.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1033.O89 M67
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 423 p.
Number of Pages423
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5443556M
ISBN 100888665350
LC Control Number73094073
OCLC/WorldCa994857

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: # Canadian War Museum. Historical publication. SirWilliamOtter,Canada's firstgeneral, 56 THE CANADIAN HISTORICAL REVIEW waslivingproofof thatlikelihood.

It requiredmorethanordinaryconviction to endurethe humiliations that wereheapedupon him in return for the genuine sacrifices hemadefor : W.A.B. Douglas. William D. Otter, in full William Dillon Otter, (born December 3,Clinton, Ontario, Canada—died May 6,Toronto), Canadian army joined the army and helped suppress the Riel (North West) Rebellion ().

He became the first commanding officer of the Royal Canadian regiment of infantry () and led a Canadian force in the South African War (–). In in Toronto he published The guide, a manual for the Canadian militia, a text based on The soldier’s pocket-book for field service (London, ) by Garnet Joseph Wolseley*.

Largely ignored until approved in England, Otter’s book went through several editions before and. He wrote “The Guide: A Manual for the Canadian Militia (Infantry) Embracing the Interior Economy, Duties, Discipline, Drills and Parades, Dress, Books, and Correspondence of a Battalion with Regulations for Marches, Transport & Encampment, Also Forms & Bugle Calls“ inwhich includes sections on discipline, courts martial, offences, complaints, and defaulters.

Otter was knighted in and in became the second Canadian soldier, after Sir Arthur CURRIE, to reach the rank of general. Further Reading Desmond Morton, Ministers and Generals () and The Canadian General, Sir William Otter ().

Helping us out with their personal picks were historians J.L. Granatstein, Marc Milner, Doug Delaney, Hugh A.

Halliday, Terry Copp and John Boileau—not to mention numerous books of reference. Enjoy. ARMY. GENERAL WILLIAM OTTER Born: Goderich, Ont., • Died: Dec 3, to May 6, William Dillon Otter was born near Clinton, Ontario, the son of Alfred William Otter and Anna de la Hooke.

Educated at the Toronto Model School and Upper Canada College, he worked as a clerk, at the same time embarking on his military career in the Non Permanent Active Militia in Toronto in The Gunners of Canada: The History of the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery Volume II (Royal Canadian Artillery Association, ) Marteinson, John (ed.) We Stand on Guard: An Illustrated History of the Canadian Army (Ovale Publications, ).

A photo taken in ca of Brigadier General Sir William Otter. The Otter Commission, or Otter Committee, was established after the First World Warto create links of perpetuation from the war-time units of the Canadian Expeditionary Force(CEF) back to the institutionally separate units of the Canadian Militia.

The commission was headed by General Sir William Dillon Otter. He was the author of over thirty-five books on Canada, including the popular A Short History of Canada.

In he won the C.P. Stacey Prize for When Your Number's Up. Inhe was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. [7]Alma mater: Royal Military College of Canada. Canadian Army Reading List (Ver 1, ) Infantry School Reading List; The USMA (West Point) Officer's Professional Reading Guide (pdf) The Unites States Marine Corps "A Book of Books" (pdf - Kb) General George S.

Patton's Library; Biographies and History. The Canadian General; Sir William Otter, by Desmond Morton. The Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI) is a private members’ organization located in Toronto, Ontario, was founded as the Canadian Military Institute on Janu General Sir William Dillon Otter set the founding principles: "to provide in an Institute for the defence forces of Canada a Library, museum and club for the purposes of the promotion of military art Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Appendix ; Sir William Otter, Internment Operations, •9•4-•92o (Ottawa ); To- ronto Sunday World, 23 Jan. See also the author's The Canadian General: The Life of Sir William Otter (Toronto ), Chapters vii and viii passim.

See E. Forrest LaViolette, The Canadian Japanese and World War H (Toronto ); Edith. General Sir William Dillon Otter KCB, CVO, VD (December 3, – May 6, ) was a professional Canadian soldier who became the first Canadian-born Chief of the General Staff, the head of the Canadian Army.

Contents[show] Military career Born near the Corners (Clinton), Upper Canada, Otter Allegiance: Canada. The 2nd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment of Infantry was considered by many British officers to be the best infantry battalion in South Africa. He became the first Canadian-born officer to command this country's military, and he retired in as General Sir William Otter KCMG, CVO.

anada’s Major General Sir William Otter is revered as the “father” of Canada’s Army. His family tree is laden with archdeacons, bankers, barons, a British Governor of Bermuda, a chief justice of Nova Scotia, and his grandfather was the Anglican Lord Bishop of Chichester, England.

1 With the war’s outbreak inOtter was brought. Lieutenant Colonel William Dillon Otter He wrote The Guide: A Manual for the Canadian Militia (Infantry) Embracing the Interior Economy, Duties, Discipline, Drills and Parades, Dress, Books, and Correspondence of a Battalion with Regulations for Marches, Transport & Encampment, Also Forms & Bugle Calls inwhich includes sections on discipline, courts martial, offences, complaints, and.

He wrote a biography of his great-grandfather, The Canadian General: Sir William Otter, initially as an effort to cleanse his forebear’s reputation as an incompetent villain for his role in the.

The Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI), located in Toronto, Ontario, is a private members’ Royal Canadian Military Institute was founded as the Canadian Military Institute on Janu General Sir William Dillon Otter set the founding principles "to provide in an Institute for the defence forces of Canada a Library, museum and club for the purposes of the Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

May 6, General Sir William Dillon Otter passes away in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Otter was a professional Canadian soldier who became the first Canadian-born Chief of the General. William Otter (23 October – 20 August ) was the first Principal of King's College, London, who later served as Bishop of Chichester.

He was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge where he was later made a fellow. He was appointed Principal of the newly established King's College, London, inand held the post until when he was appointed Bishop of Chichester.

William Otter. Lieutenant-Colonel William D. Otter () was a lifelong soldier of Canada and is generally considered Canada’s first professional soldier. Though he experienced setbacks early in his career, his discipline and determination saw him quickly rise through the ranks to become a respected and decorated General.

Born to English immigrants near current-day Clinton, Ontario. Major-General Sir William Dillon OTTER, KCB, CVO, VD Chief of the General Staff – Royal Canadian Regiment of Infantry March to November Civilian 30/10/ Major-General In Charge of Internment Operations 01/12/ Major-General End work at Internment Camps.

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Desmond Dillon Paul Morton, OC, FRSC, CD (born ) is a Canadian historian who specializes in the history of the Canadian military, as well as the history of Canadian political and industrial relations.

Born in Calgary, Alberta, Morton is the son of a Brigadier General, and the grandson of General Sir William Dillon is a graduate of the Collège militaire royal de St-Jean, the Royal Born:Calgary, Alberta.

Sir William Dillon Otter. Otter, Sir William Dillon (), soldier, was born near Clinton, Ontario, on December 3,the son of Alfred William Otter and Anna de la Hooke.

He was educated at the Toronto Model School and Upper Canada College ; and entered the volunteer militia in   For example, my fourth book, The Canadian General Sir William Otter (), recounts the life story of a great grandfather of mine who learned in his first battle that undisciplined soldiers run away.

He was the second Canadian army officer, after Sir Arthur Currie, to attain the rank of : Desmond Morton. This article from Captive Canada begins with General Sir William Otter who led troops against the Northwest Rebellion (), the Boer War () and commanded Canada's slave-labour Concentration Camps in the WWI/Red-Scare era ().

Otter's son, a WWII General, had a son named Desmond Morton, who was a key mover and shaker in the NDP. Morton left the military to work with. General Sir William Dillon Otter KCB KCMG CVO VD (December 3, – May 6, ) was a professional Canadian soldier who became the first Canadian-born Chief of the General Staff, the head of the Canadian Militia.

Otter served as commanding officer of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment of Infantry in South Africa. In he became the first Canadian-born officer to command this country’s military. General Sir William Dillon Otter retired in as General Sir William Otter. He was knighted in and made a general in Looking for books by Desmond Morton.

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Historical publication) Desmond Morton. But in the book A Canadian General: Sir William Otter, author Desmond Morton devotes a whole hapter to Otter struggle to set up and regulate the camps on government orders.

From the account, it appears Otter was not inhumane, and tried to do the best he could for the prisoners. Unfortunately, most of the day-to-day operations were often left to. Almost all the references for this account can be found in Desmond Morton, The Canadian general: Sir William Otter (Toronto, ).

Otter's papers are in NA, MG 30, E A large collection of scrapbooks, papers, and family bibles is in the possession of the author.

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Also, in a speech by Major-General Sir William Otter on The Efficiency of the Canadian Militia for Defence, in Januaryhe indicated that the force had severe problems such as: Personnel - Problems in recruiting, retaining, and training officers.

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The recent donation to the Canadian War Museum of the scrapbooks of General Sir William Otter, however, have provided some information on the contemporary view of the Author: Mark Reid.

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