- Archibald Percival, 1st Earl,1883–1950, British field marshal and author: viceroy of India 1943–47.
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“He says he did not mean to steal the tobacco,” interpreted Wavell.
At the feet of Wavell she poured forth a torrent of impassioned speech.
So Wavell had fought against them, helping the Arabs, whom he liked.
But three of Wavell's battalions were brought across the open and an assault was attempted on the main kopje.War's Brighter Side
On the 15th General Wavell's brigade was detached, and at midday started to march upon Jacobsdaal.The Relief of Mafeking
- Archibald (Percival), 1st Earl. 1883–1950, British field marshal. During World War II he was commander in chief in the Middle East (1939–41), defeating the Italians in N Africa. He was commander in chief in India (1941–43) and viceroy of India (1943–47)