Birth: 11 February 1919

Place or Registered Place of Birth: Maidenhead, Berkshire

Baptism: Not Known

Place of Baptism: Not Known

Death: 28 October 1942 - Aged 23

Place or Registered Place of Death: North Africa

Place of Burial: El Alemein War Cemetery, Egypt

Father: Leo Berkeley Paget

Mother: Elizabeth Frances Vansittart-Neale


He died on 28 October 1942 at age 23 at Middle East, killed in action. Lieutenant Berkeley Henry Vansittart Paget fought in the Second World War. He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the King's Royal Rifle Corps.

All Saints Bisham
A memorial plaque on the south wall of the chapel records the death in the Second World War of Berkeley Henry Vansittart Paget and his brother Guy Leo Paget, the last male heirs to the estate. Other plaques of special interest include that of various members of the Vansittart and Vansittart-Neale families on the north wall of the chancel. They include Admiral Edward W Vansittart, C B (1818 - 1904) who when a Captain in command of H M Sloop Bittern in 1855 performed 'distinguished the suppression of piracy in the Chinese seas', in recognition of which the east window of the chancel was presented by the merchants and residents of Shanghai and it vicinity. That window was replaced in 1914 by the present one. A memorial on the north wall of the church commemorates the 8th Earl of Plymouth who died at Bisham Abbey in 1843.

Berkeley Henry Vansittart Paget