Archibald Campbell (British Army officer, born 1774)

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Archibald Campbell
Born 21 October 1774
Died 1838
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Rank Major-General
Battles/wars Peninsular War
Awards Companion of the Order of the Bath

Major-General Archibald Campbell CB (21 October 1774 – 1838) was a British Army officer who served as Lieutenant Governor of Jersey.

Military career

Born the son of Sir James Campbell of Inverneill and a member of the Campbells of Inverneill,[1] Campbell was made a Lieutenant-Colonel in the 6th Regiment of Foot in 1812[2] and commanded the 1st Bn 6th Foot at the Battle of Vitoria in June 1813.[2] Campbell was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Jersey in 1835 and died in office in 1838.[3] He is buried in the Parish Church of St Helier.[3]

Family

He married Martha Elizabeth Higginson.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b The heraldry of the Campbells, with notes on all the males of the family, descriptions of the arms, plates and pedigrees (Volume 2) by George Harvey Johnston
  2. ^ a b British Regiments and the Men Who Led Them 1793-1815: 6th Regiment of Foot
  3. ^ a b Inverneill Mausoleum
Government offices
Preceded by
Sir William Thornton
Lieutenant Governor of Jersey
1835–1838
Succeeded by
Sir Edward Gibbs
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