Archibald Jack

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameArchibald Frederick Maclean•Jack
Used nameArchibald•Jack
Born21 July 1913 in Buenos Aires (ARG)
Died13 January 1997 in Kington, Herefordshire, England (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


Archibald Jack was educated at Rugby School and later Pembroke College at Cambridge. In World War II he was with the Royal Engineers and was honored with the Military Cross for his service in Serbia in 1943. He also served in the Northwest Frontier and in Northern Africa and as the commandant of a mountain warfare training school in Lebanon. He had staff duties in Italy and Norway in 1944-45 and left the Army as a Major.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Modern Pentathlon GBR Archibald Jack
Individual, Men (Olympic) 31