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Nigel Thomas Bagnall

Male 1927 - 2002  (75 years)



  • Name Nigel Thomas Bagnall  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 10 Feb 1927  Bangalore, India Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3
    • son of Lt-Col Harry Stephen Bagnall and Marjory May Bagnall
    Education abt 1940 - 1945  Wellington College, Crowthorne Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Occupation 1945 - 1988  Army Officer  [3
    • Joined Army, 1945; commnd Green Howards, 1946; Palestine, 1946-48, 8 Para Bn, 6th Airborne Div.; Malaya, 1949-53, Canal Zone and Cyprus, 1954-56, Green Howards; sc 1957, jssc 1962; GSO1 (Intell.), Dir of Borneo Ops, 1966-67; comd 4/7 Royal Dragoon Guards, NI and BAOR, 1967-69; Sen Directing Staff (Army), Jt Services Staff Coll., 1970; comd Royal Armoured Corps HQ 1 (Br.) Corps, 1970-72; Defence Fellow, Balliol Coll., Oxford, 1972-73; Sec., Chief of Staff Cttee, 1973-75; GOC 4th Div., 1975-77; ACDS (Policy), MoD, 1978-80; Comdr, 1 (Br.) Corps, 1980-83; C-in-C BAOR and Comdr, Northern Army Gp, 1983-85; Chief of the General Staff, 1985-88. Col Comdt, APTC, 1981-88, RAC, 1985-88; ADC Gen. to the Queen, 1985-88. Hon. Fellow, Balliol Coll., Oxford, 1986. Co-Pres., Anglo-German Officers' Assoc., 1992-98. MC 1950 and Bar 1953; Comdr's Cross, Order of Merit (Germany), 1993. [3]
    Decoration 1950  MC  [3
    • bar in 1953
    Post/Rank/Title Jun 1985  GCB  [3
    Post/Rank/Title 09 Sep 1988  Field Marshal  [3
    Death 08 Apr 2002  Chiltern district Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3
    Person ID I1028  Tatham | Christopher branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2012 

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    Last Modified 23 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F1777  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 10 Feb 1927 - Bangalore, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1940 - 1945 - Wellington College, Crowthorne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 08 Apr 2002 - Chiltern district Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Chiltern, Apr 2002.
      b 10 Feb 1927

    2. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Devon C, 2Q1959.

    3. [S18] Who's Who / Who was Who.