Brig. George Frederick Arthur Pigot-Moodie M.C.

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George Frederick Arthur Pigot-Moodie (Pigot Moodie), SV2b4c3

Birthplace: Mowbray, Cape Province, South Africa
Death: Died in Salisbury, Rhodesia
Immediate Family:

Son of George Pigot Moodie, SV2b4 and Rosa Maria Pigot-Moodie
Husband of Ruth Mary Elizabeth Pigot-Moodie and Alexandra Rhoda Pigot-Moodie
Father of John Peter Pigot-Moodie
Brother of Minna Sophia Pigot-Moodie, SV2b4c1; Edith Rose Pigot-Moodie, SV2b4c2 and Charles Alfred Pigot-Moodie, SV2b4c4

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About Brig. George Frederick Arthur Pigot-Moodie M.C.

Brigadier George Pigot-Moodie, 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys): The First South African-born Recipient of the Military Cross - (

George's first wife (The Hon Alexandra Rhoda Astley) died in 1918 shortly after their marriage; his brother (Charles Alfred Pigot-Moodie) died in action in 1915; and his only son (John Peter Pigot-Moodie) died of wounds received in action (1940). He married his second wife (Ruth Mary Elizabeth Bretherton-Stapleton) in 1930 (her only son died in 1942). He retired after WWII and moved to Melsetter, Rhodesia. Sadly Ruth died before they got to Melsetter and so his sister Minna, who had never married, moved out to join him and to keep house for him.

1901 England census - living at 8 The Drive North Wimbledon. When aged 12 he and his brother and sisters were living with their aunt (Edith Jessie Georgina) in England - where she made a home for them after their parents died.

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Brig. George Frederick Arthur Pigot-Moodie M.C.'s Timeline

November 3, 1888
Cape Province, South Africa
October 16, 1917
Age 28
Age 29
June 14, 1959
Age 70
Salisbury, Rhodesia