Sir Anthony Pigott
|Born||1944 (age 75–76)|
|Years of service||1965–2003|
|Commands held||Staff College, Camberley|
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
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.
In 1981 he married Felicity Ann Astley-Cooper.
Sources and references
- "No. 43576". The London Gazette (Supplement). 12 February 1965. p. 1675.
- 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
| Commandant of the Staff College, Camberley
Sir John Day
| Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Commitments)
Sir Robert Fry