Frederick Angus Rowland (Roly) RIGBY

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RIGBY, Frederick Angus Rowland

Service Number: 333
Enlisted: 22 August 1914, Broadmeadows, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 22 Corps Light Horse
Born: Gritjurk, Victoria, December 1895
Home Town: Hamilton, Southern Grampians, Victoria
Schooling: Gritjurk Public School and North Hamilton Public School
Occupation: Blacksmith/Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 18 April 1918
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, SN 333, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Broadmeadows, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Driver, SN 333, 4th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Anglo Egyptian, Melbourne
19 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 333, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 333, 22 Corps Light Horse, Villers-Bretonneux

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Biography

Frederick Angus Rowland RIGBY was born in 1895 in Victoria

His parents were Edwin RIGBY and Margaret Catherine SHAW

his brother Clifford Raymond RIGBY (SN1109) also served in WW1 and returned to Australia & another brother Hector John Roderick RIGBY (SN V351907) served in WW2 & was discharged in 1945