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Sir John Garvock
Died November 10, 1878(1878-11-10)
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Rank General
Awards Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath

General Sir John Garvock GCB (died 10 November 1878) was a British Army General who achieved high office in the 1860s.

Military career

Garvoch was commissioned into the 10th Regiment of Foot in 1835.[1] By 1839 he was serving as an Adjutant in the 10th Regiment of Foot.[2]

In 1863 he took command of the Eusufzye Field Force, a formation which conducted a foray against Hindustani tribesmen in Umbela (now Ambela) in the North West Frontier during what is now known as the Ambela Campaign.[3] In 1866 he was appointed General Officer Commanding Northern District in England.

He was subsequently Colonel of the 89th Foot[4] and then the 10th Foot.[5]


Military offices
Preceded by
Charles Gascoyne
Colonel of the 89th (The Princess Victoria's) Regiment of Foot
Succeeded by
Caledon Richard Egerton
Preceded by
Sir Sidney John Cotton
Colonel of the 10th (the North Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot
Succeeded by
Prince Edward of Saxe-Weimar

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