John D'Arcy (British Army officer)
|Born||12 February 1894|
|Died||1 February 1966(aged 71)|
|Years of service||1914–1946|
|Unit||Royal Field Artillery|
69th Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery|
9th Support Group
9th Armoured Division
British Forces in Palestine and Trans-Jordan
World War I|
World War II
Commander of the Order of the British Empire|
Mentioned in dispatches
Lieutenant-General John Conyers D'Arcy CBE MC (12 February 1894 – 1 February 1966) was a senior British Army officer who fought in both World War I and World War II, where he commanded the 9th Armoured Division.
Born the son of the Most Reverend Charles D'Arcy, D'Arcy was commissioned into the Royal Field Artillery in 1914. He fought in the First World War and while on leave saw active service with the British Army during the Easter Rising, leading the attack on the General Post Office, Dublin. He was wounded on the North-West Frontier of India in 1931 and awarded the Military Cross.
He served again in the Second World War, commanded 9th Armoured Division in the UK from 1942, was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-General and became General Officer Commanding British Forces in Palestine and Trans-Jordan from 1944. He retired in 1946.
In 1920 he married Noël Patricia Wakefield; they had two sons.
| GOC 9th Armoured Division
| GOC British Forces in Palestine and Trans-Jordan
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