Piers Bengough

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Colonel Sir Piers Henry George Bengough KCVO OBE DL (24 May 1929 – 18 April 2005) was Her Majesty's Representative at Ascot, in the Royal Household 1984–1997.

He was educated at Eton College and served in The Royal Hussars 1948–1973, retiring as a Lieutenant-Colonel (promoted to Colonel in 1984). He was Honorary Colonel 1983–1990, and was a member of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms from 1981 (retiring in 1999), and died in 2005.[1]

He was made a KCVO in 1986, and received the OBE in 1973. He was made a Deputy Lieutenant for the county of Hereford and Worcester on 29 June 1987.[2] Bengough was named High Sheriff of Herefordshire for 2002.[3]

Bengough married former figure skater Bridget Adams in 1952.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sir Piers Bengough - obituary". The Daily Telegraph. 23 April 2005. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  2. ^ The London Gazette: no. 51050. p. 11045. 1987-09-03. Retrieved 2008-04-08.
  3. ^ The London Gazette: no. 56531. p. 4283. 9 April 2002. Retrieved 2008-04-08.
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Andrew Perrins
High Sheriff of Herefordshire
2002
Succeeded by
Georgina Britten-Long