Commander K. S. MacLachlan, OBE
SAC 1908-1909

Commander Kellog Sinclair MacLachlan attended St. Andrew's College from 1908 to 1909.

During World War II he served in the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve and then become Deputy Minister for Naval Service in Canada. He was made a Lieutenant Commander (Temporary) on November 13, 1941 and RCNVR Acting Commander (Temporary) on July 1, 1943.  He was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in recognition of his service.

He had four children, two sons and two daughters. One of his sons was George Alan Maclachlan who was killed when HMCS Valleyfield was torpedoed on the 6th of May, 1944. George was married to Olga Irene Munro and daughter Diann (DAKIN) was born on 16 August 1944. A second son, Peter Maclachlan served as a Midshipman with the RCNVR and was present when the German Ship Scharnhorst was sunk.

Military Cross

Officer, Order of the British Empire
"For distinguished service, first as Deputy Minister of the Naval Service of Canada and secondly as a Combatant Officer on the Headquarters Staff of Combined Operations in the Eastern Mediterranean."

As per the Canada Gazette 6 January 1945
and London Gazette 1 January 1945