Robert William Bruce Pugh

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Nicknames/Other names:


  • King's Scholar, Eton College
  • Honours in French, Keble College, Oxford
  • MA Oxford (1926) and Docteur-es-Lettres Strasbourg (1927)

Dates Employed: 1926-1939

Faculty: Arts

Department: Modern Languages

Position(s) held:

  • Professor of French & German


  • President of the Oxford University French Club
  • First World War veteran, served in France and Belgium
  • Reader in English, Strasbourg University, France
  • Member of Wolf Cub (Boy Scouts) organization in Fredericton, and held office of District Commissioner


  • Delivered the Address in Praise of Founders at Encaenia 1927.
  • Resigned 17 May 1939 to teach at King's in Halifax, NS to become clergyman in Church of England in Canada. Ordained 22 Dec. 1940.

Sources: UA Case 77: Pugh, Robert William Bruce

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