Baggs, Ernest Collection
Ernest Frederick Baggs joined the army (Royal Army Medical Corps) in the First World War and later became a career soldier. He was born on 26 March 1898 and died on 2 March 1968. His wife Catherine Buckingham Baggs, née Leyshon (31 August 1889-17 December 1969) was a theatre nurse. Ernest and Catherine met on a ship to Shanghai and married on 1 July 1926. The Baggs family lived in Tianjin (Tientsin) from September 1932 to January 1936; and then in Hong Kong until March 1936. Only a selection of the Ernest Baggs Collection is currently online – more to come. HPC refs: EB-s.