Brigadier Philip Stafford Myburgh, DSO, CBE, MC

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Brigadier Philip Stafford Myburgh, DSO, CBE, MC

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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

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Marriage to Marie Picard. 1919. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26KM-J56 : 13 December 2014), Philip S Myburgh and null, 1919; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1919, quarter 2, vol. 1A, p. 1765, Marylebone, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
Record of divorce in 1929: http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C8054598
Lives of the First World War page (needs updating as of Dec 2016): https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/3194868
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: https://books.google.com.au/books?id=BVoT3wvtL-AC&pg=PA225&lpg=PA225&dq=philip+myburgh+kenya&source=bl&ots=IeWiMgQWg0&sig=UEwTEdGZUV35spWFK-wgJRDJdxk&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwin5vuY_8vKAhUB6WMKHaXtCe4Q6AEILzAF#v=onepage&q=philip%20myburgh%20kenya&f=false

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

1893
May 12, 1893
Taunton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
1918
1918
Age 24
1920
1920
Age 26
1931
1931
Age 37
Bromley, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1963
May 21, 1963
Age 70