Gen. Sir Archibald HunterG.C.B. (1911), G.C.V.O. (1912), D.S.O. (1886), A.D.C. General to King George 1917-20, ret. 1920, General Officer Comdg. Aldershot Training Centre 1914-17, Gen. Officer Comdg. Southern Army (India) 1907-10, Gov. and Com. -in-Chief at Gibraltar 1910-13, Col. the King's Own Rov. Lanes. Regt., Hon. Col. late 1st V.B. H.L.I., Hon. Col. 5th Batt. Roy. Lancs. Regt. and 8th Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, served in Soudan Exped. 1884-5 (despatches, Brev.-Maj.), in Nile Exped. 1885-6, and in action at Toski 1889, comd. 3rd Div. Dongola Exped. 1896 (despatches, Maj.-Gen.), and a Div. in Soudan Campaign 1897-8, attached to Egyptian Army 1884-7 and 1888-92, Gov. of Suakim 1892-4, of the Frontier Province 1894-6, and Comdt. Dongola Provinces 1896-9, Gov. of Omdurman 1899, comd. Quetta Dist. 1899, Chief of Gen. Buller's Staff in S.A. War 1899, and subsequently comd. a Div., comd. the Forces in Scotland 1901 - 1903, when he was appointed to command the troops in Bombay and the West Army Corps, India, has the Medjidie, M.P. Lancaster 1918-22.
Born in 1856; m. 1910, Mary (d. 1924), d. of Hickson Fergusson, of The Knowe, Ayr, and widow of George, 2nd Baron Inverclyde.Gules, on a fesse between three hunting-horns stringed or, a crescent between two mullets azure. Mantling gules and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a stag's head argent, armed and erased gules, between two arrows, points downward or. Supporters — On the dexter side, a private soldier of the 4th or King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, dressed in the uniform worn in the year 1875; and on the sinister side, a soldier of the 9th Soudanese Batt. of the Egyptian Army. Motto —" Follow."