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Lieutenant George Budgen

Birthplace:
- Gibraltar

Birthdate:
- 25 November 1848

Nationality:
- Probably English

Height:
- 6 feet

Family Background:
- Bugden's father was Major General Thomas Budgen, R.E. (retired full pay 1 January 1856; died, St. Heilier's, Jersey, 10 October 1867)

At Sandhurst:
- Yes

Foreign Languages:
- French

Career before Halifax:
- Ensign, 23 March 1866 (purchase)
- Lieutenant, 8 February 1868 (purchase)

Postings while in NS Command:
- Halifax, 8 May 1869 to 1 August 1870
- Saint John, New Brunswick, 2 August 1870 to 18 May 1871
- Halifax, 19 May 1871 to 25 November 1871

Career after Halifax:
- retired by sale of commission, 27 August 1873

Budgen's father was evidently not particularly choosy as to which regiment his son served in. A letter from a family friend to the Horse Guards in support of Budgen's application for a first commission stated simply that the "father is desirous to get him into a single Battn. Regiment - any one between No. 25 and No. 100".

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