Archibald Rice Cameron
|Sir Archibald Cameron|
|Born||28 August 1870|
|Died||18 June 1944 (aged 73)|
|Years of service||1890–1937|
|Commands held||4th Division
|Battles/wars||Second Boer War
First World War
|Awards||Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George
Educated at Haileybury College and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Arichibald Cameron was commissioned into the Black Watch in 1890 and saw service in the Second Boer War between 1899 and 1902. He was Military Secretary to the Governor of the Cape of Good Hope from 1904 to 1907.
In 1925 he was appointed Director of Staff Duties at the War Office moving on to be General Officer Commanding 4th Division in 1927, a post he held until 1931. He was appoined General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Scottish Command in 1933 and in 1936 also became Governor of Edinburgh Castle; he retired in 1937.
Archibald Cameron never married.
|General Officer Commanding the British Army in Northern Ireland
Sir Felix Ready
|General Officer Commanding the 4th Division
Sir Percy Radcliffe
|GOC-in-C Scottish Command
Sir Charles Grant