Campbell, Archibald, 1769-1843

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Birth 1769-03-12
Death 1843-10-06

Biographical notes:

1787 ensign in 77th regiment; 1788-1799 army of the Bombay presidency, served in Third Anglo-Mysore War and Ceylon; 1799 brigade major to European brigade of the Bombay division, served in Fourth Anglo-Mysore War; 1804 major, 6th batallion of reserve, Guernsey; 1805 transferred to 71st (Highland light infantry); 1805-1808 commander of 2nd battalion in Scotland and Ireland; 1808-1809 1st battalion, served in Spain; 1809 lieutenant-colonel; 1809-1820 served in Portugal; 1814 knighthood, colonel, aide-de-camp to the prince regent; 1815 KCB; 1816 Portuguese major-general; 1821 lieutenant-colonel of the 38th regiment; 1824-1826 served in First Anglo-Burmese War; 1826 GCB; 1826-1829 governor of ceded provinces of Burma and civil commissioner to courts of Burma and Siam; 1829-1834 colonel of the 95th regiment; 1834-1840 colonel of the 77th regiment; 1831 baronetcy; 1831-1837 lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick; 1838 lieutenant-general; 1840-1843 colonel of the 62nd regiment

Epithet: general, colonial governor

Title: 1st Baronet

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