Frederick Henry Baddeley

Date of birth / Date established
04 Dec 1794
Date of death / Date closed
04 May 1879
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Individual
Biography
Soldier and geologist.
F H Baddeley had a long and distinguished career in the Royal Engineers after gaining his Lieutenant's Commission on 1 January 1814 and serving in Europe during the Napoleonic Wars. He served in New Zealand from 1853-1856, supervising the construction of the Marsland Hill military barracks in 1855. In 1856 he retired with the rank of Major-General and returned to England. See: Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?id_nbr=4807

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