Soldiers of the First World War database entry - G.L.P. Grant-Suttie
Capt. Gerald Lynham Porte Grant-Suttie (1918)
Major Gerald Lynham Porte Grant-Suttie (1928)
Gerald Lynham Porte Grant-Suttie (1928)
GRANT-SUTTIE, Lieut.-Col. Gerald Lynham Porte; b 17 Feb. 1890; e Trinity Coll., Univ. of Toronto, B.A.; m Ada Lewis (who holds Cross of the Order of Mercy of the Kingdom of Yugo-Slavia) d late Robert T. Gooderham, Toronto, 1924; served with mil. as lieut, Jan. 1910; attached to Candn. Perm. Force, Feb. 1912; passed offrs'. Long Course, Roy. Mil. Coll., Kingston, Ont.; apptd. lieut., R.C.R., July 1913; served in World War, 1914-18; sailing Sept 1914; dist adj., Bermuda, Mar.-Sept 1915; took part in engagements at Vimy Ridge, Avion-Lens, Hill 70, Passchendaele, Cambrai, Canal du Nord, Forest of Raismes, pursuit to Mons; employed as courts-martial specialist with Candn. and Imp. staffs in Eng. and in the field, incl. duty as judge advocate at gen. courts-martial, and as mem., dist courts-martial at Tower of London and Chelsea Barracks; apptd. court-martial offr. and acting D.A.A.G. at H.Q., 3rd Candn, Divn., and court-martial H.Q., 5th Army; apptd. do., H.Q. Cdn. Ripon, and Overseas Mil. Forces of Can. and for London dist; wounded at Passchendaele, 1917; mentioned in despatches; apptd. H.Q., MiL Dist No. 2, Toronto, for reorgan. duties, 1 Nov. 1920; apptd. asst judge advocate gen. and staff capt., H.Q., Mil. Dist. No. 2, 1 Nov. 1921; D.A.A. and Q.M.G., do., 1 Nov. 1922-30 Apr. 1927; D.C.O., H.Q., Mil. Dist No. 7, 1 Jan. 1930-31 Mar. 1934 ; retired from perm, force, 1934 ; an offr. of the Order of St John of Jerusalem; rep., Can. at Internat. Geog. Cong., Warsaw, Poland. 1934; vice-pres., Candn. Geog. Soc.; mem., commandery-council and ambulance comte., nat. extve., St John Ambulance Assn.; hon. secy. Ont Prov. Council, do.; mem., nat. council, Candn. Inst. Internat. Agairs; mem., council. Dom. Can. Rifle Assn.; life mem., do.; life fellow. Roy. Geog. Soc.; do., Candn. Geog. Soc.; fellow, Am. Geog. Soc, New York, N.Y.; life fellow, Roy. Soc. Arts, mem., Brit. Inst. Philos.; Roy, Candn. Inst. Acad. of Pol. Science, New York; A. Acad. of Pol. and Soc Science, Philadelphia, Am. Soc. Internat. Law, Washington; internat. Law Assn., London; Candn. Pol. Science Assn.; Ont Hist Soc; Toronto Bd. of Trade; Ont. Rose Soc; life mem., Art Gallery of Toronto; Roman Catholic; recreation travel; Clubs York; Albany; R.C.Y.C.; Ontario Jockey; Toronto Hunt; Eglinton Hunt; Canadian; Canadian Military Institute (Toronto); Rideau (Ottawa); Royal Societies; Junior Naval and Military (London, Eng); Niagara Golf; Home 110 St George St, Toronto. Ont; Country Home Nenagh Hall. Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.
Date of Birth - 17 Feb 1890