One of 3 sons of Sir John Evelyn Duigan, Chief of the General Staff of the New Zealand Military Forces from 1937 to 1941
Ed. NZ University (B.A. NZ), R.N. College
prev. Dept of Internal Affairs, NZ Gov't
Pilot Officer RNZAF then RAF Sep-38 to Sep-40
He was blamed for a wheels-up forced landing in a Hurricane in Dec-40; "Pilot should not have taken off when he knew weather conditions were bad and is entirely responsible."
However, by 1942 his discipline had "improved beyond all knowledge, and he is a first class asset to the Pool."
[Contract Terminated by Mutual Consent]
d. 17 Jun 1945 on a delivery flight in Canada
buried Metis Beach (United Church) Cemetery, Quebec, Canada