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William Bethune Lindsay
Born (1880-10-03)3 October 1880
Died 27 June 1933(1933-06-27) (aged 52)
Place of birth Strathroy, Ontario
Place of death Toronto Ontario
Allegiance  Canada
Service/branch Canadian Corps
Rank Major General
Commands held Chief Engineer of the Canadian Corps
Battles/wars World War I
Awards Order of St Michael and St George
Order of the Bath

Major General William Bethune Lindsay CB CMG DSO was a Canadian military officer during World War I.

Lindsay was born on 3 November 1880, the son of Dr. W, B. Lindsay, of Strathroy, Ontario, Canada. Lindsay was educated at Strathroy District Collegiate Institute and later enrolled at the Royal Military College of Canada. In 1900, he was appointed assistant engineer of the Department of Marine and Fisheries. Lindsay was one of the original officers of the Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers. During the first world war, he served as Chief Engineer of the Canadian Corps. He died at Toronto Hunt Club on 27 June 1933 and is buried at Strathroy Municipal Cemetery.

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