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Piggott, Frederick Cecil Holman

Captain Frederick Cecil Holman Piggott, R.A.M.C., died suddenly at Sutton Veny on June 26th, aged 57. He was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he held a foundation scholarship from 1878 to 1882, and graduated B.A., with second class honours, in the Natural Science Tripos in 1882, M.B. and B.S. in 1886, and M.D. in 1890, and acted for some time as the demonstrator to the professor of physiology, and at St. Thomas's Hospital, taking the diplomas of M.R.C.S and L.S.A. in 1884.. He subsequently served as surgeon to the National Aid Society in the Sudan campaign of 1885, and for some time acted as British consul in the Eastern Sudan in that year, and received the Egyptian medal, with a clasp for Suakin, and the Khedive's bronze star. After acting as clinical assistant at the Hospital for Diseases of the Skin at Blackfriars he went into practice at Teignmouth, in Devonshire, where he was honorary consulting physician to the Teignmouth Hospital, medical officer of health to the Teignmouth port and urban district, medical superintendent of Bitton Isolation Hospital, honorary medical referee for the Royal National Hospital for Consumption, Ventnor, and medical officer of the Post Office. He took a temporary commission as lieutenant in the R.A.M.C. in the latter half of 1915, and was promoted to captain on completion of a year's service. British Medical Journal 7 July 1917

Biographical

Surname(s)Piggott
First name(s)Frederick Cecil Holman
Family detailsHusband of Ada M. Piggott, of Teign Royd, Teignmouth
Previous educationEmmanuel College, Cambridge
CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dates at college1882
Dept / course3rd Year
QualificationsB.A. 1882; M.R.C.S. and L.S.A. in 1884, M.B. and B.S. 1886; M.D. Cantab; 1900
Military unitR.A.M.C.
Date enlisted1915
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
CampaignsSudan Campaign 1886
Decorations / medalsEgyptian medal and the Khedive's Bronze Star
Date of death26 June 1917
Age at death57
Rank at deathCaptain
Place of deathSutton Veny
Burial placeTeignmouth Cemetery
Commemoration(s)Emmanuel College, Cambridge Roll of Honour, St. Thomas's Roll of Honour
SourcesSt Thomas's Hospital Medical School Records, King's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; British Medical Journal

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