The First World War
Officers of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Lieut. Archibald William Hunt, M.M.

Soldiers of the First World War database entry - A.W. Hunt


First World War Mentions in Despatches:

Regimental Obituary Notice

Lt.-Col. Hunt's death is noted in the Summer 1957, edition of The Connecting File:

In Memoriam

Lt.-Col. A.W. Hunt, O.B.E., M.M.

At Victoria, British Columbia, 16th December 1956 in his 63rd year. Lt.-Col. Archibald W. Hunt served with the Regiment in World War I. He won the Military Medal at Ypres, and also mentioned in despathes after being wounded at Vimy in 1917.

After special service in Siberia in 1918 to 1919 he returned to Canada and was posted to the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on its organization in the Permanent Force 1919.

It was during his service with the Regimnt in London, Ontario, that he developed as one of the best rifle shots in Canada. he was a member of the Bisley team in 1925, 1935, 1936 and 1937.

During the Second World War he was GSO 1 in Military District 10, Winnipeg, where he was awarded the OBE. he retired in 1946.

Date of Birth - 4 Jul 1893