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Brigadier-General J A Houison-Craufurd


John Archibald                    b: 10 May 1862                  r 25 Oct 1905                      d:27 Jul 1933

CMG - 3 Jun 1919, CBE - 1 Jan 1919.

(Army): - Lt: 22 Oct 1881, Capt: 16 Dec 1892?, Maj: 10 Jul 1901; 6 Jan 1915, (T) Lt Col: 29 Jul 1916, (H) Lt Col: 5 Mar 1918, Lt Col: 11 Mar 1919 [13 Aug 1916].

(RAF): - (T) Lt Col: 10 Apr 1918, (T) Brig-Gen: 1 Oct 1918, Act Brig-Gen: 1 May 1919, (H) Brig-Gen: 1 Jun 1919

xx xxx xxxx:          Gentleman Cadet, RMC Sandhurst.

22 Oct 1881:           Officer, The Lancashire Fusiliers

16 Mar 1883:          Officer, Bombay Staff Corps.

15 Apr 1899:           Deputy Assistant Adjutant-General, Bombay District

xx xxx 1900:           Deputy Assistant Quartermaster-General, 2nd Infantry Brigade, China Expedition

31 Mar 1903:          Resigned post of Deputy Assistant Adjutant-General, Bombay District

25 Oct 1905:           Retired

23 Feb 1909:           Appointed a Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of the County of Ayr

 6 Jan 1915:            Deputy Assistant Quartermaster-General, Scottish Command

 29 Jul 1916:          Assistant Quartermaster-General, Scottish Command

10 Apr 1918:          Staff Officer 1st Class, HQ North-Western Area

 1 Oct 1918:           Brigadier-General (Administration), HQ North-Western Area.

19 May 1919:         District Remount Officer 

1 Jun 1919:             Relinquished his Commission in the RAF

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