CreateNew Trip

[*DEMO] Plan Road Trip


  • • The experience planning App that finds fun before you know it
  • • Create trip | Save it | Use on the road
Create1000 Towns

Explore Canadian Towns


  • • Top attractions in 1000 small towns
  • • Discover Canadian off-the-beaten path

+

Add Place

Add Town/Place


  • • Add your town or favourite place.
  • • What makes your town special?
We are currently updating trip planner for better user experience. During this period you may face loding issues. We sincerely regret the inconvenience caused by the issue.

TRAVEL LIKE A LOCAL | Top 10,000 Places to Visit in Canada

1000 towns of Canada logo
Search
Close this search box.
Search
Close this search box.

Andrew McNaughton | Minister of Defence

old picture of Andrew George Latta McNaughton

From Moosomin, Saskatchewan

General Andrew George Latta McNaughton served as the Chief of the General Staff of the Canadian Army.

  • Born in 1887 in Moosomin, (then North-West Territories, now in Saskatchewan)

  • Died in 1966 in Montebello, Québec

Andrew McNaughton graduated in physics and engineering from McGill University in Montreal. He enlists in the Militia in 1909. Applying his scientific knowledge to artillery, he is rapidly promoted. After WWI, he remains with the Canadian Permanent Forces as Chief of the General Staff.

General’s services during WWII:

  • General Officer Commanding First Canadian Infantry Division from 1939 to 1940,
  • First Canadian Corps from 1940 to 1942,
  • General Officer Commanding-in-Chief First Canadian Army from 1942 to 1943,
  • Minister of Defence from 1944 to 1945.
 
Canadian Army Newsreel

After WWII, Andrew McNaughton is Canada’s Representative to the United Nations’ Atomic Energy Commission; he chairs the Canadian Atomic Energy Control Commission from 1946 to 1948.

He acts as Permanent Representative to the UN from 1948 to 1949, then between 1950 and 1959.

General’s grandson Lieutenant-General Andrew Leslie was Chief of the Land Staff of the Canadian Forces from 2006 to 2010.

 

Moosomin is a town in southern Saskatchewan founded in 1882.

Moosomin, “The Town on the Move,” is surrounded by rich farmland, oil, gas and potash mining industries. It is situated along the Trans Canada Highway and the mainline of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Sending
User Review
0 (0 votes)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Who Are You?

Any changes to the place info will be reviewed by 1000 Towns of Canada.