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Charles Hervey Bagot

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Colonel Charles Hervey Bagot (1847-1911) of the Royal Engineers

1847 Born in Koonunga, Kapunda, South Australia

1911 Living at Brook Cottage, East Grinstead: Charles Hervey Bagot (age 63 born South Australia), Colonel (Retired), Royal Engineers. With his wife Alice Bagot (age 48 born Ireland) and their three daughters. One servant.[1]

1911 ' Col. Charles Hervey Bagot, C.B., retired pay, late Royal Engineers, died on the inst, Brook Cottage, East Grinstead, aged 64. Col. Bagot, who was the son of the late Mr. C. M, Bagot, Koonunga, South Australia, obtained his commission as Lieutenant the Royal Engineers Jan. 8, 1868, and ten years later was on active service in the Kurram Valley during the Afghan War (mentioned in despatches, medal). He became Captain Aug. 17, 1880, serving in that rank with the Bechuanaland Expeditionary Force in 1881-35, when he was honourably mentioned, and reached field rank Feb. 27, 1887. He was promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel March 28, 1891, receiving the brevet of Colonel March 28, 1898, and on Feb. 28, 1899, was appointed Deputy Inspector-General of Fortifications at the Headquarters of the Army with the substantive rank of Colonel. Col. Bagot was given the C.B. in 1900, and retired May 18, 1904, on reaching the age of 57.'[2]

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  1. 1911 Census
  2. Army and Navy Gazette - Saturday 25 November 1911