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Paris, Archibald Charles Melvill (1890-1942)

Paris commanded 12 Indian Brigade in Malaya when war broke out in the Pacific. He was acting commander of 11 Indian Division in from 24 December 1941. Although he initially made a good impression, he was held responsible for the disaster at Slim River and was returned to command of his brigade on 12 January. He was killed at sea during the evacuation of Singapore.

Service record

1890     

Born
1939-10-27     
Brigadier     
Commander, 12 Indian Brigade, Malaya
1941-12-24     

Acting commander, 11 Indian Division
1942-1-12

Commander, 12 Indian Brigade, Malaya
1942-2-12

Killed in action

References

Ammentorp  (2000; accessed 2015-11-25)

Willmott (1982)


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