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Walter George RIGBY

Regimental number2770
Place of birthBordertown South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressLake Albert, Meningie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Rigby, Lake Albert, Meningie, South Australia
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death3 July 1979
Age at death89
Place of burialMurray Bridge Cemetery, South Australia

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