Canada and the First World War

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Sir Arthur Currie
Currie, who commanded the Canadian Corps from June 1917 to 1919, is widely regarded as one of the war's finest generals. He sat for this painting by Sir William Orpen in 1919, and later wrote that he intensely disliked it. Currie was 43 at the time of this painting.

Lieutenant General Sir Arthur Currie, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St.Michael and St.George, Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath
Painted by Sir William Orpen
Beaverbrook Collection of War Art
CWM 19710261-0539