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Military officer

Halfdan Fenton Harbo Hertzberg, Canadian military officer. Decorated Companion of Bath, Companion St. Michael and St. George, D.S.O., Military Cross; mentioned in dispatches 4 times. Member Church of England.*.


Hertzberg, Halfdan Fenton Harbo was born on September 3, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario. Son of Anton Lund Hertzberg.


Student Upper Canada College, St. Andrew’s College, University of Toronto, all Toronto, Canada.


Civil engineer railway location and construction, 1903-1910. Chief engineer trussed concrete steel, reinforced concrete design, 1911-1914. Commanded 2d Field Company, Canada Engineers, 1905, served in Belgium, France, with Canada Engineers 1st and 3d Canada Divisions, C.E.F., World War I.

Lieutenant Royal Canada Engineers, 1915, captain 1917, major and brevet colonel, 1918, colonel and temporary brigadier, 1934, major general, 1938. Quartermaster general, 1938-1940, adjt. general, April-July 1940, commandant, Royal Military College of Canada, 1940-1944. Retired September 1944.


Member Church of England.*.


Married Dorothy Hope Judah, March 19, 1919. Children: Peder Harbo Anderdon, Dagmar Hope Elinor, Dorothea Helen Annual.

Anton Lund Hertzberg. Hertzberg

Dorothy Hope Judah

Peder Harbo Anderdon Hertzberg

Dagmar Hope Elinor Hertzberg

Dorothea Helen Ann Hertzberg