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.
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. Bengough was named High Sheriff of Herefordshire for 2002.
Bengough married former figure skater Bridget Adams in 1952.
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