Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
Gazetted 13 June 1946, p2789

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ARCHARD George Quintin
Captain, Devonshire Regiment, WW1
No 28 Indian Pioneer Corps, Gorakhpur, United Provinces
30336 Legion of Frontiersmen, Rhodesia
Born 14 June 1892 Lambeth, London, England

George Quintin Archard was born in June 1892 at Lambeth, London and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Devonshire Regiment in November 1915, serving in France with the 9th Battalion from 13 July 1916 (no entitlement to 1914-15 Star). He appears to have been wounded and returned home, before transferring to the 3rd Battalion. Serving in India, he was attached to the Supply & Transport Corps at Ambala and Dalhousie From October 1919, Archard was present in South Persia and he was released at the rank of Captain in April 1920, going to India to plant tea in Travancore. Recalled for service during the Second World War, by this time aged 47, he served ' Eritrea and the Western Desert campaigns and in 1942 was appointed Liason Officer to General "Specs" Wheeler, United States Army.' Awarded the O.B.E. and placed on the Retired List in June 1946, Archard emigrated to Rhodesia and became a prominent figure with the Legion of Frontiersmen. He is known to have argued for their use during the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya and latterly having been denied the opportunity to parade during a Queen's Birthday Celebration, held a private celebration with full parade by the unit at his home.  Archard was promoted Commandant of the Legion of Frontiersmen, Rhodesia, and was still active in 1967
Behobeho          East Africa 1915 - 1917          Nyangao          Kilimanjaro          Great War 1917          Belgium 1914 -18
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