How Private Pagett Came by His Name
It may be interesting to many to know just how Private Pagett, the troop mascot recently presented to the Marine Corps by the Royal Marines, came by his odd name. In a letter to the Major General Commandant, Captain W. C. Watts, Naval Attache of the American Embassy in London, explained that "Private Pagett" is a famous character in books written by Colonel W. P. Drury, late of the Royal Marines.
If you are an MCA&F Member
OR Join the MCA&F to continue reading
By becoming a member of the Marine Corps Association & Foundation, you gain access to the entire library of articles from Leatherneck Magazine and the Marine Corps Gazette. Click here to sign up online and continue reading this article