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Nye, Lieut-General Sir Archibald (Edward)locked

GCSI 1947; GCMG, 1951; GCIE, 1946; KCB, 1946 (CB 1942); KBE, 1944; MC; Hon. DCL Bishop’s University; Hon. LLD McGill, Toronto and McMaster Univs

Born 23 April 1895; s of Charles E. and Mary Nye; m 1939, Colleen (Kaisar-i-Hind Gold Medal, 1947), d of General Sir Harry Knox, KCB, DSO; one d; died 13 Nov. 1967

a Director of the Royal Bank of Canada


Duke of York’s School, Dover


Enlisted in ranks, 1914; 2nd Lt Leinster Regt 1915; Lieut Leinster Regt, 1916; Capt. R. Warwickshire Regt 1923; Bt Major, 1930; Bt Lt-Col 1934; Major South Lancashire Regt 1935; Lt-Col R. Warwickshire Regt 1937; Col (temp. Brig.), 1939; Maj.-Gen. (acting), 1940; Maj.-Gen. (subst.), 1941; Lieut-Gen. (acting), 1941; Lt-Gen. (subst.), 1944; Adjutant Leinster Regt, 1919–22; Student Staff College, Camberley, 1924–25; GSO for Air Co-operation, 1926–28; Brigade Major, 1928–30; GSO (War Office), 1931–32; GSO (Staff College), 1932–35; GSO (War Office), 1936–37; Commander, Nowshera Brigade, 1939; Deputy Director of Staff Duties, 1940; Director of Staff Duties, 1940; Vice-Chief of Imperial Gen. Staff, 1941–46; Governor of Madras, 1946–48; High Commissioner for the UK in India, 1948–52; High Commissioner for the UK in Canada, 1952–56. Barrister-at-law, Inner Temple, 1932. A Rhodes Trustee; Freeman of City of Ottawa




United Service


Alderstone House, Whiteparish, Wiltshire