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 Archibald Percival Wavell

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Archibald Percival Wavell

Birth
Death
24 May 1950 (aged 67)
Burial
Winchester, City of Winchester, Hampshire, England
Plot
in the Garth
Memorial ID
17949730 View Source

First Earl of Wavell. General who served initially in the Boer War in South Africa. During the first world war he was blinded in one eye while serving on the Western front. As Commander-in-Chief of the allied forces in the Middle East in the second world war he defeated Italian troops in North Africa. He became Viceroy of India and held the post until 1947. A writer of history, biography and poetry, he published many books.

First Earl of Wavell. General who served initially in the Boer War in South Africa. During the first world war he was blinded in one eye while serving on the Western front. As Commander-in-Chief of the allied forces in the Middle East in the second world war he defeated Italian troops in North Africa. He became Viceroy of India and held the post until 1947. A writer of history, biography and poetry, he published many books.


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