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Arthur Oscar RIGG

Place of birthAuckland New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr R B Rigg, c/o Head Office, Bank of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name5th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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