Field Marshal Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell1

M, #319001, b. 5 May 1883, d. 24 May 1950
Last Edited=13 Jul 2011
     Field Marshal Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell was born on 5 May 1883.1 He was the son of Maj.-Gen. Archibald Graham Wavell and Lillie Percival.2,3 He married Eugenie Marie Quirk, daughter of Colonel J. O. Quirk, on 22 April 1915.3 He died on 24 May 1950 at age 67.1
     He fought in the Boer War between 1901 and 1902.3 He was commissioned on 8 May 1901, in the service of the Black Watch.3 He fought in the First World War between 1914 and 1918, where he was mentioned in despatches and was wounded.3 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.).4 He was invested as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1919.4 He was Commander of the 6th Infantry Brigade, Aldershot between 1930 and 1934.3 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1935.3 He was Commander of the 2nd Division, Aldershot between 1935 and 1937.3 He fought in the Palestine Campaign between 1937 and 1938.3 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.) in 1939.3 He was Commander-in-Chief of the Middle East between 1939 and 1941.3 He fought in the Second World War between 1939 and 1943.3 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1941.4 He was Commander-in-Chief of the India between 1941 and 1943.3 He was Supreme Commander of the South-West Pacific Area in 1942.3 He held the office of Viceroy and Governor-General of India between 1943 and 1947.3 He was created 1st Viscount Wavell, of Cyrenaica, and of Winchester, co. Southamtpon [U.K.] on 22 July 1943.3 He was invested as a Knight Grand Commander, Order of the Indian Empire (G.C.I.E.).4 He was invested as a Knight Grand Commander, Order of the Star of India (G.C.S.I.).4 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.).4 He was created 1st Viscount Keren, of Eritrea and of Winchester, co. Southampton [U.K.] on 1 May 1947.3 He was created 1st Earl Wavell [U.K.] on 1 May 1947.3 He held the office of Constable of the Tower of London between 1948 and 1950.3

Children of Field Marshal Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell and Eugenie Marie Quirk

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 290. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S370] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 100th edition (London, U.K.: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1953), page 2185. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage, 100th ed.
  3. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 288.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1819. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Harry Alastair Gordon1

M, #319002, d. 19 June 1965
Last Edited=8 Nov 2008
     Harry Alastair Gordon was the son of Commander Alastair Gordon.1 He married Lady Joan Patricia Quirk Wavell, daughter of Field Marshal Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell and Eugenie Marie Quirk, on 19 June 1948.1 He died on 19 June 1965.1
     He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.).1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1819. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Commander Alastair Gordon1

M, #319003
Last Edited=8 Nov 2008
     Commander Alastair Gordon was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.).1 He gained the rank of Commander in the service of the Royal Navy.1

Child of Commander Alastair Gordon

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1819. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Major Donald Struan Robertson1

M, #319004, d. 1991
Last Edited=22 Nov 2009
     Major Donald Struan Robertson was the son of Rt. Hon. Sir Malcolm Arnold Robertson.1 He married, firstly, Hersey Caroline Ann Williamson, daughter of Captain Hon. Gerald Hayne Guthrie Williamson and Christian Alice Hersey Forbes, on 5 May 1945.2 He and Hersey Caroline Ann Williamson were divorced in 1973.2 He married, secondly, Lady Joan Patricia Quirk Wavell, daughter of Field Marshal Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell and Eugenie Marie Quirk, after 1973.1 He died in 1991.1
     He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Scots Guards.1

Children of Major Donald Struan Robertson and Hersey Caroline Ann Williamson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1819. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Rt. Hon. Sir Malcolm Arnold Robertson1

M, #319005
Last Edited=8 Nov 2008
     Rt. Hon. Sir Malcolm Arnold Robertson was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.).1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.).1

Child of Rt. Hon. Sir Malcolm Arnold Robertson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1819. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Diana Jane Astley1

F, #319006, b. 17 December 1943
Last Edited=8 Nov 2008
     Diana Jane Astley was born on 17 December 1943.1 She is the daughter of Major Hon. Simon Nevill Astley and Lady Joan Patricia Quirk Wavell.1 She married Robert I. W. Kellie in 1975.1
      From 1975, her married name became Kellie.1 She lived in 2003 at The King's, Oxlynch, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, England.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1819. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Robert I. W. Kellie1

M, #319007
Last Edited=8 Nov 2008
     Robert I. W. Kellie married Diana Jane Astley, daughter of Major Hon. Simon Nevill Astley and Lady Joan Patricia Quirk Wavell, in 1975.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1819. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Rupert Simon Chamier Kellie1

M, #319008, b. 1977
Last Edited=20 Dec 2008
     Rupert Simon Chamier Kellie was born in 1977.1 He is the son of Robert I. W. Kellie and Diana Jane Astley.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1819. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Toby Alastair Struan Kellie1

M, #319009, b. 1984
Last Edited=8 Nov 2008
     Toby Alastair Struan Kellie was born in 1984.1 He is the son of Robert I. W. Kellie and Diana Jane Astley.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1819. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Tara Margaret Joan Kellie1

F, #319010, b. 1980
Last Edited=8 Nov 2008
     Tara Margaret Joan Kellie was born in 1980.1 She is the daughter of Robert I. W. Kellie and Diana Jane Astley.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1819. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]