|Francis T. Pagett|
Designer and decorator
Francis T. Pagett, O.B.E.|
Francis Pagett, who worked in partnership with his father Mr Alfred T. Pagett as a designer and decorator, was a county magistrate and member of Standish Council as well as a governor of St Peters Secondary Modern School, Orrell, and of St Maries School, Standish. During the Second World War he was a major in the Royal Army Service Corps, serving in Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Cyprus, Iran and Iraq. He became officer and commanding and chief instructor: camouflage and deception, Middle East Training Centre and Training Unit. The Queen awarded him the O.B.E. in 1962.
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