1916 photo of 1st Garrison Btn R Warwickshire Regt
1891 Apr 7. Born Portsea Island, Hampshire
1911 census at Undercombe Wendover, Bucks
1911 Oct 28 Commissioned 2nd Lt in Reserve of Officers
1914 Aug 2. Landed in France
1914 Dec 9 Promoted Lt
1915 Dec 1. Promoted Capt in R Berks Regt
1915 Dec 27. Transferred as Capt in a Garrison Battalion of R Warwickshire Regt
1918 Jan 21 Married
1920 Aug 31. Joined ADRIC with service no 454. Posted to K Coy
1920 Oct 22. Promoted Section Leader
1920 Nov 28. Promoted Platoon Commander
1920 Dec 11. His movements on the night of the Burning of Cork can be gleaned from Strickland Enquiry evidence which makes a number of references to him
1921 Mar 21 to 1 Apr on Leave
1921 Mar 26. Posted to Depot
1921 Apr 4 to 15 Apr on Leave
1921 Apr 16. Posted to R Coy
1921 Apr 30. Posted to Depot and Appointed PRI (I don't know what PRI is). He appears to still be a Platoon Commander in R Coy, with his job as Platoon Commander presumably being done by his successor AE Winn
1921 Jul 2. Relinquishes appointment of PRI
1921 Aug 26. Permanent Cadet in RIC. Struck off ADRIC strength.
1922 Mar 31. Pensoned from RIC
1926 Apr 7. R. Berks Regt.— Capt. Y. R. D. Wigan relinquishes his commn., and retains the rank of Capt.
1927 Jun 27 Arrived in UK from Arabia. He is a Major in RARC
1927 Aug 19. Leaves UK for Trans Jordan he is a Capt in HMA. 2nd class with wife and 2 children
1929 Jul 27. Arrives in UK from Trans Jordan. Army Major
1931 Jun 13. Arrives UK from Palestine. Army. 1st Class
1935 Jul 15. Arrived UK from Trans Jordan. An Army Officer traveling 1st Class with his wife Helena
1935 Sep 27. Leaves UK for Egypt. Army, 2nd class
1938 Jan 15. Leaves UK for Egypt. Major, travelling with his family
1939 May 30. R. Berks R.~ Capt. Y. R. D. Wigan resigns his commn.
1941 Dec 16 Commissioned Y. R. D. WIGAN (76935).
1946 May 1. Appointed to RAF commission as Flying Officer
1971 Apr 26. Died Tonbridge, Kent