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date: 15 October 2019

Wavell, Archibald Percival, first Earl Wavelllocked

(1883–1950)
  • Bernard Fergusson
  • , revised by Robert O'Neill
  •  and Judith M. Brown

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Wavell, Archibald Percival, first Earl Wavell (1883–1950), army officer and viceroy of India, was born on 5 May 1883 at Colchester, the only son and second of the three children of Major, afterwards Major-General, Archibald Graham Wavell (1843–1935) and his wife, Lillie (...

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