Lord Louis Mountbatten (Hugh Bonneville) arrives in the sweltering heat of Delhi at the behest of King George VI to replace Archie Wavell
(Simon Williams) as viceroy of India and oversee the transfer of power.
"Mahatma Gandhi, who met Lord Wavell
prior to the Conference, is seen walking back after the meeting at the Viceregal Lodge.
LAHORE:This photograph shows Viceroy Wavell
meeting Indian leaders at Simla Conference in 1945.
, the British viceroy of India, says that Liaquat Ali Khan, was an administrator, a person of intellect, character and common sense.
The Information Technology University (ITU) the Punjab's Centre for Governance and Policy hosted the launch of acclaimed British historian Victoria Schofield book on Lord Wavell
, the penultimate Viceroy of India here today.
The Pakistan edition of her pioneering biography, Wavell
: Soldier and Statesman, has just been published by Oxford University Press and provides rare insights into that crucial era of 1943-1947 during which Field Marshall Archibald Wavell
, 1st Earl Wavell
, served as viceroy of India.
Contractor address : Wavell
House, Holcombe Road, Helmshore Bb4 4Nb Rossendale
'The treatment of Subhas Bose', Viceroy of India Lord Wavell
's Indian viceroy noted, would be 'among the most difficult questions that will confront the home department.' On 11 August 1945, just two days after a second atomic bomb levelled the Japanese city of Nagasaki, Sir EM Jenkins, the Personal Secretary to Viceroy, and Governor-General of India Wavell
suggested Bose be declared a war criminal.
It was owned at the time by Heath's pal, a former nurse called Mike Wavell
who became president of the island's defence committee in charge of Jersey's police force.
The C-in-C for whom everything was going wrong was General Sir Archibald Wavell
, soon replaced by General Claude Auchinleck.
The situation confronting Wavell
in 1941 was rather different but equally tricky.
With the failure of the Cabinet Mission in 1946 Archibald Percival Wavell
the Viceroy of India suggested to the Home Government that the British must recognize their failure to arrange a compromise and withdraw from India latest by March 31 1948.