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.
1 Military career
2 Later life
4 Sources and references
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.
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.
In 1981 he married Felicity Ann Astley-Cooper.
Sources and references
^ 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
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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