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Herbert William RIGG

Regimental number15977
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationApprentice carpenter
AddressWokalup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, H W Rigg, Wokalup, Western Australia
Previous military service22nd Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameOctober 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7520 Pte Augustus Cornelius RIGG, 11th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 August 1960
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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