Stephen Dungate

Born 4.1. 1921   at Chiswick Certificate
Full Name Stephen  
Father Stephen Dungate Mother Maud Drinkwater
Christened ??.??. ?? at ??
Married 25.5. 1946 to Vera Wiltshire at St Saviours, Ealing Certificate
Children 1947 P  
  1957 P  
Died 1.7. 1998 at Norwich   Certificate
Digging on the beach, about 1923. With his little sister Opal about 1930. Cool image, about 1939.

Stephen Dungate was born in 1921 to Stephen and Maud Dungate. As a small child he was nicknamed 'Digger', and this name stayed with him throughout his life. In 1940 he joined the Royal Air Force on air-sea rescue boats, and in 1942 was posted to Ceylon. In 1944 he moved on to Burma, where he saw the end of the war.

In 1946, Dig was married to Vera Wiltshire, and they had two daughters.

In Ceylon, 1942. In Burma, 1944. At speed off Ceylon.


Dig & Vera on honeymoon in Eastbourne, 1946. In 1981 Dig retired from his job with the Stationery Office and this is the image of retirement from his own album!. Dig & Vera in 1987 with their grandchildren Anne and James.

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