Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell

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Field Marshal Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell GCB GCSI GCIE CMG MC PC (5 May 1883 - 24 May 1950) was a British military officer.

History


Preceded by
The Marquess of Linlithgow
Governor-General and Viceroy of India
1 Oct 1943 - 21 Feb 1947
Succeeded by
The Viscount Mountbatten of Burma
New creation
1st Viscount Wavell
in the peerage of the United Kingdom

22 Jul 1943 - 24 May 1950
Succeeded by
Archibald Wavell
New creation
1st Earl Wavell
in the peerage of the United Kingdom

1 May 1947 - 24 May 1950
Succeeded by
Archibald Wavell