was born in Ballylesson in February 1892 and was of Presbyterian faith.
He was the son of John Wilgar (Bank Official, Northern Bank and Farmer) and Jane Wilgar. In 1901, the family are living in house 52, Ballylesson, Breda Ward, Belfast.
Wilgar was a member of Lisnagarvey Hockey Club.
He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant and transferred into the Machine-Gun Corps. Promotion to Lieutenant followed.
He received one injury, a gunshot wound. The Belfast News Letter dated 30th August 1916 reported:
Demobilisation came in July 1919. He was awarded the Belgian Croix de Guerre, the British Victory Medal and the British War Medal.
He died on 13th October 1968. He had been married to Ann Isobel Wilgar (nee Miller).