Air Commodore Cecil George Wigglesworth, (17 October 1893 – 8 August 1961) was a Royal Air Force (RAF) officer and cricketer. A right-handed batsman, he played a first-class match for the Royal Air Force against the Royal Navy in August 1927. In 1930, he played for the Straits Settlements against the Federated Malay States in Kuala Lumpur. In the RAF, Wigglesworth reached the rank of air commodore. By some accounts he was the original of Biggles. He served in Iceland during the Second World War, where one of his fellow officers was the original of Just William.

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  • Air Commodore Cecil George Wigglesworth, (17 October 1893 – 8 August 1961) was a Royal Air Force (RAF) officer and cricketer. A right-handed batsman, he played a first-class match for the Royal Air Force against the Royal Navy in August 1927. In 1930, he played for the Straits Settlements against the Federated Malay States in Kuala Lumpur. In the RAF, Wigglesworth reached the rank of air commodore. By some accounts he was the original of Biggles. He served in Iceland during the Second World War, where one of his fellow officers was the original of Just William. (en)
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  • No. 201 Squadron RAF(1933–35)
  • RAF Silloth(1940–41)
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  • No. 209 Squadron RAF(1939–40)
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  • Air Commodore Cecil George Wigglesworth, (17 October 1893 – 8 August 1961) was a Royal Air Force (RAF) officer and cricketer. A right-handed batsman, he played a first-class match for the Royal Air Force against the Royal Navy in August 1927. In 1930, he played for the Straits Settlements against the Federated Malay States in Kuala Lumpur. In the RAF, Wigglesworth reached the rank of air commodore. By some accounts he was the original of Biggles. He served in Iceland during the Second World War, where one of his fellow officers was the original of Just William. (en)
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  • Cecil Wigglesworth (en)
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