Harry Horsburgh Waugh

Personnel header
Captain Harry Horsburgh Waugh
Life dates
09 Jun 1904 - 28 Nov 2001
Unit or location Role Posted from until
River House, Essex Intelligence Officer 27 Sep 1943 25 Apr 1944
Essex Intelligence Officer 12 Dec 1942 1944


The Welsh Guards
Military number
Commissioned or Enlisted
31 May 1940

31 May 1940 Commissioned into the Welsh Guards serving in the Training Battalion at Sandown Park, Esher (Commanded there by Lord Glanusk, later commander of Auxiliary Units)

27 Jul 1941 Joined 1st Battalion Welsh Guards from the Training Battalion as Second Lieutenant

1942-1944 Captain Auxiliary Units Intelligence Officer Essex

Other information

Prewar: Various jobs. Wine merchants 1934-1939

Postwar:  Buyer for Harvey’s of Bristol. Famous wine critic. Wine buyer to Queen

Bacchus on the Wing
The Changing Face of Wine (1968)
Pick of the Bunch (1970)
Winetaster’s choice (1973)
10 Vols Harry Waugh’s Wine Diaries (1972-1987)

Family connections:
Distant cousin of Auberon Waugh