A gallery of images of Prince Arthur, whose official title was the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn. Uncle to King George V, the Duke of Connaught served as the Governor General of Canada from 1911 until 1916 when he was succeeded by the Duke of Devonshire.
This is a sub-album containing materials relating to General Sir Arthur Currie. Currie began the war as a Lt. Colonel in charge of the second infantry brigade. In 1917, Currie was promoted from Brigadier General to Lieutenant General. he was knighted by the King, and given command of the Canadian Army Corps. At the close of the war, Currie had the distinction of becoming the first Canadian ever to reach the rank of full General.
Laurier, a Liberal, served as Canada's seventh Prime Minister from 1896 until 1911 when the Conservatives under Borden took over the government. Laurier retained his seat and remained as leader of the opposition until his death in 1919.
Hughes, a longtime Minister of Parliament served as the Canadian Minister of Militia and Defence during the early years of the war. Although he resigned as head of the Ministry of Defence at the Prime Minister's promtping, Hughes remained an outspoken member in the House of Commons.