Robert Wilfroy RIGGS


RIGGS, Robert Wilfroy

Service Number: 6593
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Burnie, Burnie, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Printer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 May 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Burnie War Memorial, Forth Congregational Church Sunday School HR, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

20 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6593, 12th Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6593, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Robert and Annie M. Riggs. Born at Burnie, Tasmania