Brigadier Philip Stafford Myburgh, DSO, CBE, MC

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Brigadier Philip Stafford Myburgh, DSO, CBE, MC

Birthplace: Taunton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Death: May 21, 1963 (70)
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Wilberforce Myburgh and Mary Eliza Stafford
Husband of Margaret Constance Myburgh
Ex-husband of Marie-Louise Henriette Vanden-Bempdé-Johnstone, Baroness Derwent and Elizabeth Marjorie Myburgh
Father of Diane Honnorat de Maillard; Philip Sidney Myburgh; Private and Robert Dudley Myburgh
Brother of Phyllis Myburgh and Cyril S Myburgh

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About Brigadier Philip Stafford Myburgh, DSO, CBE, MC

NOTE: Marriages and offspring need double-checking and updating.

Marriage to Marie Picard. 1919. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2014), Philip S Myburgh and null, 1919; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing 1919, quarter 2, vol. 1A, p. 1765, Marylebone, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
Record of divorce in 1929:
Lives of the First World War page (needs updating as of Dec 2016):
From FindMyPast - WW1 records: DSO, France and Flanders. (Gazetted 01 Jan 1919 ) Military Cross; DSO as Captain (A/Major) A/152 Bde RFA 01.01.1919. Royal Field Artillery. Commission: Lieutentant. (Gazetted 14 Jan 1916)
From FindMyPast - WW2 records: 30 Dec 1941 - Mentioned in Despatches, Middle East 5. 09 Sep 1942 - Bar to Distinguished Service Order, Lieutenant Col (T/Brigadier) - Middle East 05 Apr 1945 - Mentioned in despatches - Burma 4 Despatch 28 Jun 1945 - CBE for Burma service RA News, Jul 1963 - death of Colonel (Hon. Brigadier) P.S. Myburgh, CBE DSO MC, on 21 May 1963 in Kenya.
Excerpt from Kenya Gazette, 13 March 1956, says that he was elected as a Councillor in Sergoit-Moiben ward:

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Brigadier Philip Stafford Myburgh, DSO, CBE, MC's Timeline

May 12, 1893
Taunton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Bromley, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
May 21, 1963
Age 70