Brigadier Kenneth Stuart in the first Valentine tank built in Canada
|Born||September 9, 1891|
|Died||3 November 1945(aged 54)|
|Place of birth||Trois-Rivières, Quebec|
|Place of death||Ottawa, Ontario|
|Years of service||1911 - 1945|
Chief of the General Staff|
First Canadian Army
Companion of the Order of the Bath|
Distinguished Service Order
Lieutenant-General Kenneth Stuart (September 9, 1891 – November 3, 1945) CB DSO MC was a Canadian soldier and Chief of the General Staff, the head of the Canadian Army from 24 December 1941 until 27 December 1943.
Stuart graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada in 1911. He served during World War I with the Royal Canadian Engineers from 1915 to 1918. In 1934 he was appointed instructor at the Royal Military College of Canada. Then in 1938 he was made Director of Military Operations & Intelligence at National Defence Headquarters.
He also served in World War II, initially as Commandant of the Royal Military College of Canada. He was made Deputy Chief General Staff in 1940, Vice Chief General Staff in 1941 and then Chief of the General Staff later that year.
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