Howell E. Wiggins
Lt.Cmdr
H Division
USN
USS West Virginia
1943-1945

Howell E. Wiggins, MD was a senior medical officer on the USS West Virginia from 7/43 to 11/45.  He was awarded a Bronze Star with combat "V" during that period for treating casualties under fire during the Iwo Jima landings.  He retired from the military in 1973 as a Rear Admiral in the medical corps.  He passed away in 1985.


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