Elliott Andrew RIGGS


RIGGS, Elliott Andrew

Service Numbers: 3222, 3222A
Enlisted: 31 October 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kooringa, South Australia, 8 December 1891
Home Town: Burra (SA), Goyder, South Australia
Schooling: Burra Public School
Occupation: Dairyman/Blacksmith
Died: Killed in Action, France, 25 April 1918, aged 26 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide The 50th Battalion Commemorative Cross, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Burra District WW1 Honor Roll, Burra WW1 & WW2 War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

31 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3222, Adelaide, South Australia
16 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3222, 50th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3222, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Adelaide
25 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3222A, 50th Infantry Battalion, The Battle of Amiens

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