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David Jonathan RIGBYE

Regimental number5759
Date of birth6 April 1897
Place of birthEaglehawk near Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLily Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Rigbye, Sailors Gully Road, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Enlistment date17 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Discharge date23 October 1919 - medically unfit
Date of death17 April 1966 - Heidelberg Hospital, Melbourne
Age at death69
Place of burialEaglehawk Cemetery, Victoria

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