Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
June 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


H. R. Visart De Bury


LT.-COLONEL COUNT de BURY, C.B.E.  De BURY and de Bocarme, Lt.-Colonel H. R. Visart, Count. C.B.E. - Superintendent, Dominion Arsenal (Department of National Defence), Quebec. Born Constance, Germany, June 11, 1872, eldest son of Robert Visart, Count de Bury and de Bocarme. Educated: Stoneyhurst, England, and The Royal Military College, Kingston, Canada. Received Royal License to use the title in the British Realms, November, 1910; was A.D.C. to the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, 1912-16. Entered R.G.A., 1892; became Captain, 1900; was Garrison Adjutant, St. Lucia, 1902-05; Professor, The Royal Military College, Kingston, Canada, 1905-10; retired, 1911; joined the Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps, 1911. Was a Lieut.-Col. commanding a Canadian Field Artillery Brigade, Expeditionary Force, and later Director of Canadian Ordnance Services, France. Awarded C.B.E. Married Agnes Mary, daughter of the late Charles Robertson, and widow of Charles Paul Derrick of Singapore , 1898; has two daughters. Clubs: Manitoba ( Winnipeg ); Garrison ( Quebec ). Residence: Artillery Park, Quebec, P.Q.


Source: Prominent People of the Province of Quebec, 1923-24, Montreal, Biographical Society of Canada, Limited, undated and unpaginated.

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