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Thomas RIGBY

Regimental number2960
Place of birthMedbury New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGlanmore, Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinStep-Brother, James Lundy, Ashley Bank, North Canterbury, New Zealand
Enlistment date18 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 18 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XL, Row B, Grave No. 24), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth RIGBY. Native of Medbury, North Canterbury, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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