March 5, 1938 |
|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.
In retirement he became Deputy Secretary for Honours to the Governor-General of Canada. In 2008 he became Chairman of Northern Gold Mining. He is also part of a management team operating a proposed medical marijuana growing business near Kirkland Lake, Ontario.
- Canadian Who's Who Search. Grey House Publishing Canada.
- Royal Military College of Canada
- Northern Gold Biography
- "Wahgoshig, DelShen to announce medicinal marijuana project". Northern Ontario Business. 25 November 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
|Commander, Mobile Command
(as Chief of the Land Staff)