On 5 October 1939 Major-General A.G.L. McNaughton became "Inspector- General of Units of the 1st Canadian Division " and formally took command on 17.
In support of the Canada First Defence Strategy's roles of Defending Canada, Defending North America, and Contributing to International.
Divisional History The 1st Canadian Division in On 1 August 1914 - three days before Britain declared war - the Governor-General of Canada. 1943: First Canadian Division begins attack towards Ortona