Anthony Pigott is confirmed dead at the age of 75.
Anthony was best known as a British lieutenant general.
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@scrim10 Capitulated. Stale squad
@anthony_pigott The best away game bar none !! Wtf has happened to us since tho is unbelievable
Well watching that was fun but now I’m fucking depressed
RT @OwlerJay: Do you associate the use of steroids and performance enhancing drugs with the sport of Strongman?
RT @ajaay10: Week ago already 😭 @jac__jp @gradinho97 @anthony_pigott 🇩🇪
@gradinho97 @jac__jp @anthony_pigott Quality drop 🙌🏻
@ajaay10 @jac__jp @anthony_pigott The mint effect
@ajaay10 @jac__jp @gradinho97 Legend has it, he still has a headache
Week ago already 😭 @jac__jp @gradinho97 @anthony_pigott 🇩🇪
RT @Lncasey12: How come it’s only men and women getting the coronavirus, what about the other 47 genders
Work from home from tomorrow 🙃
Getting mugged off by Oreint admin is surely a new low for us
I thought he was 24
Genuinely struggling to hold a conversation with the boys at work after a weekend of no sport
Paxton limbs did happen every once in a while 😬
@LilywhiteFi @anthony_pigott 😂😂😂😂 that made me laugh. Thank you
@ajaay10 Wouldn’t change it for the world
Just give her equal pay. She’s basically a geezer anyway
Sir Anthony Pigott
Born1944 (1944)
Died(2020-03-19)March 19, 2020
AllegianceUnited Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branchFlag of the British Army.svg British Army
Years of service1965–2003
RankLieutenant General
Commands heldStaff College, Camberley
Battles/warsIraq War
AwardsKnight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Lieutenant-General Sir Anthony David Pigott, KCB, CBE (1944 – 19 March 2020) was a British Army officer. He also served as Independent Member of Steering Board at the Intellectual Property Office.
Contents
1 Military career
2 Later life
3 Family
4 Sources and references
Military career
Pigott was commissioned into the Royal Engineers in 1965. He was appointed Chief of Staff for the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps in 1992, Commandant of the Staff College, Camberley in 1994 and Director-General, Doctrine and Development in 1997. From 2000 he served as Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Commitments) with responsibility for planning and executing the invasion of Afghanistan. He retired in 2003.
Later life
After retiring from the Armed Forces, Pigott took a position of Independent Member of Steering Board at the Intellectual Property Office.
On 4 December 2009, Pigott gave evidence to The Iraq Inquiry.
Family
In 1981 he married Felicity Ann Astley-Cooper.
Sources and references
^ Pigott
^ a b Army Commands Archived 5 July 2015 at the Wayback Machine
^ Iraq war inquiry key witnesses: Lieutenant General Sir Anthony Pigott and Major General David Wilson, The Guardian
^ Sir Anthony Pigott Archived 13 February 2011 at the Wayback Machine, Intellectual Property Office
^ "'Defining moment' as US revealed Iraq plans". BBC News. BBC. 4 December 2009. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
^ The Peerage.com
Military offices
Preceded byChristopher Wallace
Commandant of the Staff College, Camberley1994–1996
Succeeded byCollege Disbanded
Preceded bySir John Day
Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Commitments)2000–2003
Succeeded bySir Robert Fry
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