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Memorable Manitobans: H. R. Visart Debocharme (1872-?)

Superintendent, Dominion Arsenal, Department of National Defense, Quebec.

Born at Constance, Germany, 11 June 1872. Eldest son of Robert Visart, Count de Bury de Bocharme. Was educated at Stonyhurst, England, and Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario. Received the Royal License to use the title in the British realm. Was Aide-de-Camp to the Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba, 1912-1916. Entered R.G.A., 1892. Captain, 1900. Garrison Adjutant, St. Lucia, 1902-05. Professor, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ont., 1905-10. Retired, 1911. Joined the Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps, 1911. Lieutenant-Colonel Commanding Canadian Field Artillery Brigade, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Director of Canadian Ordnances Service, France. Awarded O.B.E. Married Agnes Mary, daughter of the late Charles Robertson and widow of Charles Paul Derrick of Singapore, 1898. Has two daughters. Member Manitoba Club, (Winnipeg), and Garrison, (Quebec). Residence, Artillery Park, Quebec.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Page revised: 26 April 2009

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