William Ivor Wiffin


1897 Oct 3. Born Cardiff

1901 census at Cardiff

1911 census at Woodbridge, Suffolk.

1917 Jun 27. Commissioned 2nd Lt in Yeomanry

1918 Dec 29. Promoted Lt

1921 May 4. Joined ADRIC with service no 1930. Posted to R Coy.

1921 May 14 Posted to P Coy

1921 Aug 13 . Territorial Reserve. Lt. W. I. Wiffin , from Suffolk Yeo. , to be Lt . General List, Yeomanry

1922 Jan. Appears to still be serving on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Apr 12. Resigns his commission on enlistment into the ranks.

1924 Dec 8 Married in Cardiff to Agnes Louisa Hood

1931 Aug 11. Lt (Quartermaster) W I Wiffin granted local rank of Capt while serving in R West Africa Frontier Force

1932 Sep 21. Leaves UK for Nigeria. He is "Army Captain"

1938 Aug 31. Leaves UK for Nigeria. He is "Civil Servant" and Captain. Travels with his wife

1946 Jan 1. Leaves UK for Nigeria with his wife. They are on a Troop Transport for people returning to Nigeria

1952 Oct 3. Lt . (Qr.-Mr ) (War Subs. Capt ) (Hon. Maj.) W. I . WIFFI N (159900 ) having reached the age limit of liability to recall , ceases to belong to the Res. of Offrs.

1953 Sep 24. Leaves UK for Lagos Nigeria with his wife Agnes Louisa. He is a Crown Agent. They travel 1st Class.

1954 Oct 25. Arrives UK from Nigeria with his wife He is "Chairman of Pensions and Assess. Board"

1967 Jan/Mar. Died Cardiff aged 69