|Service/branch||Canadian Army/Canadian Forces|
|Commands held||Commander, Mobile Command|
|Awards||Commander of the Order of Military Merit
Canadian Forces Decoration
Born at Rouyn-Noranda and educated at the University of Ottawa, Gervais graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada in 1962. He later attended the Royal Military College of Science in the United Kingdom.
He was appointed Commander of 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group at Valcartier and then Chief of Personnel and Senior Appointments at National Defence Headquarters. In 1991 he was appointed Commander, Mobile Command in which role he carried out a restructuring of the Land Forces.
|Commander, Mobile Command
(as Chief of the Land Staff)