Commander of the British Troops in Canada

This is a list of officers who commanded the regular troops of the British Army in Canada until 1906, when the last British garrison was withdrawn.

From 1875 there was a separate commander of the Canadian Militia. This officer was responsible to the Dominion government and was the predecessor of the present Commander of the Canadian Army.

Commanders

Lieutenant-General on the Staff, commanding the Troops in North America

Lieutenant-General on the Staff, commanding the Troops in Canada

Colonel on the Staff, commanding the Troops in Canada

References

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