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Name  Ronald Alexander

Major-General Ronald Okeden Alexander CB DSO (7 August 1888 – 28 July 1949) was a military officer in the Canadian army, a District Officer, Commanding District No.4, Montreal (1936–38), Number 2 Toronto (1938–40) and Inspector General for Central Canada (1942–46).

Life

Alexander was the son of J.A. Alexander, Indian Civil Service, and was born in Kandy, Ceylon on 7 August 1888. He was educated at Bedford Modern School and the Staff College, Camberley. During World War I he was mentioned in despatches three times and awarded the Distinguished Service Order in 1917. During World War II he was Inspector General of the armed forces in Central Canada and was a made a Companion of the Order of the Bath in 1944. He died at Saanich, British Columbia on 27 July 1949.

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