Wg Cdr C H L Digby



Wing Commander Cecil "Digger" Digby, IAF (Retd), a veteran of service from the 1940s to the 1960s, graciously spent a few hours with me recently, on a chilly but crisp autumn day, in a pub named for a British naval hero - ...<

Wing Commander Digby has passed away on 5th November 2015. 


Part 1 : Cecil Digby -K S Nair writes in detail about an RIAF Veteran he had met up in England. Wg Cdr Digby provides us insights into life in uniform during WW2

Part 2 : In the Land of the Mikado- Digger Digby's story continued in Part II - Never before seen exclusive pictures of 4 Squadron in Japan.

Part 3 : Sqn Service & Instructional duties - Wg Cdr CHL Digby's story as an Instructor. ExerciseTents_Small.jpg (35408 bytes) Portrait07_Small.jpg (19427 bytes)Portrait03_Small.jpg (17774 bytes)

Photo Album 1: Hakimpet and the 58 Pilots Course A set of wonderful pictures from Hakimpet and Begumpet in the early 50s from Digby's collection.

Part 4: Panther Boss - Part IV deals with his command of No.23 Squadron - with some classic pictures

Photo Album 2 : 23 Squadron - Portraits of the young men who made the Panthers, No.23 Squadron , IAF in 1958.

Part 5: Senior Staff Duties - The last concluding chapter traces Digby's career upto Retirement