Rollin John Hauser Image

Name

Major Rollin John Hauser

From

Death

2005-10-13

Where Died

Ottawa, ON

Awards

Member of the British Empire (for leading during conflict in Korea 1953)






Service Record 1


Highest Rank

Lieutenant

Conflict

Battalion

2nd Canadian Division


Service Record 2


Highest Rank

Major

Conflict

Company

81st. Canadian Field Regiment



Artefacts, Photographs & Resources

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Notes

John Rollin Hauser served with the Canadian Army Corps. His service during the Second World War included the Normandy Invasion at Juno Beach with the second main wave, 2nd Canadian Division. He remained with the Canadian Army during its fighting in France, Holland, Germany and Belgium. After the Second World War, he was posted to the 81st Canadian Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, and served in South Korea. Subsequent positions held by Major Hauser included: Canadian Joint Staff (teacher at Canadian Embassy, Washington, D.C); Officer Commanding of Canadian Army Intelligence; United Nations Truce Supervisory Organization (UNTSO) as observer and mediator. He retired from service in 1966.




Sources & Links

(a) Chesley Centennial Committee. “Chesley … Past & Present 1880-1980.” Chesley: Chesley Centennial Committee, 1980. Print.
(b) Hauser, John Rollin. "Letters from Korea 1953" 2010, ("Biographical Sketch")
(c) "Hauser, Rollin John" obituary from Ottawa Citizen online, Bruce County Genealogical Society Surname Collection.