Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet
Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet

Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London Officers Naval Sword Provenance Sir Julian Tolver Paget 4th Baronet

1921 to 2016 England

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This sword is direct from the family with no restorations. Various inscriptions and fine detailing.
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This was the property of Julian Tolver Paget (Lt. Col. Sir Julian Tolver Paget, 4th Baronet)
He was born in London and was the eldest son of General Sir Bernard Paget. He was educated at Radley College, Radley, Oxfordshire and at Christ Church College, University of Oxford.
Paget was commissioned into the Coldstream Guards in March 1941 and from August 1942 served with the 5th Coldstream Guards, Guards Armoured Division. He served in NW Europe during the Second World War, including in the battle for Normandy, in the Liberation of Brussels and in the attempt to reach the British 1st Airborne Division at Arnhem. At the end of the War he was at Cuxhaven, northern Germany. Following the Second World War he served in Palestine with 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards. He attended Staff College in 1950. He also served at the Pentagon, in Washington DC and in Aden. Paget was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and commanded the 2nd Battalion The Coldstream Guards in Kenya from 1960 to 1962 and commanded the Queen's Birthday Parade in June 1962. He retired from the Army in 1969. His younger brother Lieutenant Tony Paget served with the 1st Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (the 43rd) and was killed during the Battle of the Reichswald in March 1945.
Paget was the author of many books including:Counter-Insurgency (1967), The Last Post Aden: 1964-67 (1969), The Story of the Guards (1976), The Pageantry of Britain (1979), Wellington's Peninsula War (1990) and Hougoument: The Key to Victory at Waterloo (1992). He edited Second to None The History of the Coldstream Guards (1650-2000) (2000) and his final book was a biography of his father: The Crusading General The Life of General Sir Bernard Paget GCB DSO MC (2008).

He led battlefield tours specialising in the Battle of Waterloo, the Peninsula War, the Crimean War and the Gallipoli Campaign.

Paget edited the Guards Magazine from 1976 to 1993.

He was a Gentleman Usher to the Queen from 1971 to 1991. Paget was chief usher at the wedding of the Prince of Wales in 1981 and also at the wedding of the Duke of York in 1986. He inherited the title 4th Baronet from his Uncle Sir James Paget, 3rd Baronet in 1972 and was appointed CVO in 1984.

He died at the age of 95. He had married Diana Frances, the daughter of Frederick Farmer and had a son and a daughter. He lived in Lymington, Hampshire. He was succeeded in the baronetcy by his son Sir Henry Paget, 5th Baronet.
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