Remembering Wg Cdr Cecil H L Digby (5 Sept 1925 – 5 Nov 2015)
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.
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