Ray Wiggin

Dad - Raymond Albert George Wiggin from Worcester, Midlands, joined the Royal Navy in 1943 and was Commissioned in 1944. The photograph was taken on embarkation leave prior to deploying to the Mediterranean on Combined Op's. He took part in the South of France landings before returning to the UK, where he served with the Fourth Minesweeping Flotilla. Released from war service in 1946 he trained as a teacher and re-mustered as an Instructor Officer R.N, retiring from Royal Navy Reserve in 1970 with the rank of Lieutenant Commander.

Submitted by Alex Wiggin

Photo: My Dad. My Hero.

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