I just rec'd this email and copying it here just in case..... I am sorry I did not know him though..... M.
IN MEMORIUM PETER DIGBY
Peter was born on 15th November 1945.
Peter passed away at the Le Vern care home on Friday, 8th October 2021.
He was a member of the Transvaal Scotish for many years. He was responsible for establishing the Regimental Museum.
He was a house master at Pretoria Boys High for many years.
He ran the book department for Stephan Weltz successfully for a number of years.
He wrote many articles on Military Medals.
He was chairman of the Military Medal Society.
He was chairman of the Military badge collector’s society.
His book Pyramids and Poppies stands proud as monument to the SA Infantry Brigade, In Libya, France and Flanders 1915-1919.
Funeral will be on Friday, 15th October 2021. More details to follow.
Military Historical Society
Sorry to read this. I met Peter Digby at the Transvaal Scottish HQ years ago, and was given a guided tour of the museum. Also had occasional contact with him through the MMSSA. He was certainly a prominent figure in military history and medal circles in SA.