James Matthew RIGBY

RIGBY, James Matthew

Service Number: 1277
Enlisted: 16 February 1915
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, June 1895
Home Town: Wickham, Newcastle, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Draughtsman
Memorials: Wickham "Citizens of Wickham" Volunteers Honour Roll, Wickham St James' Anglican Church Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

16 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1277, 17th Infantry Battalion
29 Mar 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 17th Infantry Battalion
12 May 1915: Embarked Corporal, SN 1277, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney
12 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1277, 17th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Themistocles embarkation_ship_number: A32 public_note: ''
18 Jun 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 17th Infantry Battalion
28 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1277, 17th Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli, GSW thigh, Ad King George Hospital, Stamford
26 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1277, 17th Infantry Battalion

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