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'''Basil''' was a [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] employee. In the [[1990s]], Basil worked for the [[Department of Magical Transportation]], possibly in the [[Portkey Office]].<ref name="DMT">It seems a safe assumption this individual worked for the Department of Magical Transportation, as he worked with Portkeys.</ref>
 
'''Basil''' was a [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] employee. In the [[1990s]], Basil worked for the [[Department of Magical Transportation]], possibly in the [[Portkey Office]].<ref name="DMT">It seems a safe assumption this individual worked for the Department of Magical Transportation, as he worked with Portkeys.</ref>
   
At the [[Quidditch World Cup]] final in [[1994]], he was one of the [[wizards]] staffing the [[Portkey]] terminus, and had been there for most of the morning, with a large party that was arriving from the Black Forrest in [[Germany]]. He was wearing a poncho and a kilt in an attempt to look like a [[Muggle]].<ref name="GF7">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' - Chapter 7 (''Bagman and Crouch'')</ref>
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At the [[Quidditch World Cup]] final in [[1994]], he was one of the [[wizardkind|wizards]] staffing the [[Portkey]] terminus, and had been there for most of the morning with a large party that was arriving from the Black Forest in [[Germany]]. He was wearing a poncho and a kilt in an attempt to look like a [[Muggle]].<ref name="GF7">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' - Chapter 7 (''Bagman and Crouch'')</ref>
   
 
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==Appearances==

Revision as of 22:15, June 22, 2012

Basil
Biographical information
Blood status

Pure-blood or Half-blood[1]

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Male

Affiliation
Occupation

Department of Magical Transportation worker

Loyalty

Ministry of Magic

Arthur Weasley: "Morning, Basil."
Basil: "Hello there, Arthur. Not on duty, eh? It's all right for some… We've been here all night… You'd better get out of the way, we've got a big party coming in from the Black Forest at five fifteen. Hang on, I'll find your campsite… Weasley… Weasley… About a quarter of a mile's walk over there, first field you come to. Site manager's called Mr. Roberts. Diggory… second field… ask for Mr. Payne."
Arthur Weasley: "Thanks, Basil."
Harry Potter, the Weasleys and the Diggories arrive at the Portkey terminus of the 1994 Quidditch World Cup.[src]

Basil was a Ministry of Magic employee. In the 1990s, Basil worked for the Department of Magical Transportation, possibly in the Portkey Office.[2]

At the Quidditch World Cup final in 1994, he was one of the wizards staffing the Portkey terminus, and had been there for most of the morning with a large party that was arriving from the Black Forest in Germany. He was wearing a poncho and a kilt in an attempt to look like a Muggle.[3]

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. Basil and his colleagues are "dressed as Muggles, though very inexpertly," which indicates that he was not raised among Muggles, as most Muggle-borns would have at least some experience with putting together a Muggle outfit.
  2. It seems a safe assumption this individual worked for the Department of Magical Transportation, as he worked with Portkeys.
  3. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Chapter 7 (Bagman and Crouch)


Department of Magical Transportation employees
Heads of Department
Head of the Department of Magical Transportation · Percy Weasley
Other Personnel
Basil · Madam Edgecombe · Wilkie Twycross · Floo Regulation Panel employee

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