• Born date: 1884-06-21
  • Born in: United Kingdom
  • Death date: 1981-03-23
  • Death in: Morocco
Claude Auchinleck

Field Marshal Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck GCB GCIE CSI DSO OBE (21 June 1884 – 23 March 1981), nicknamed "The Auk", was a British army commander during World War II. He was a career soldier who spent much of his military career in India where he rose to become Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army by early 1941.