Harold RIGGS

Badge Number: 78241

RIGGS, Harold

Service Number: 3888
Enlisted: 27 September 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mile End, South Australia, 6 August 1891
Home Town: Richmond (SA), City of West Torrens, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Adelaide, South Australia, 19 September 1969, aged 78 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

27 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
7 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3888, 27th Infantry Battalion
7 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3888, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Adelaide
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3888, 50th Infantry Battalion
15 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1
Date unknown: Wounded 3888, 50th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Eli Riggs and Rhoda Riggs nee Coward of Brooker Terrace, Richmond, SA. Brother of Elsie Jane Riggs, Vera Beatrice Lilian Riggs, Frederick Reuben Riggs, Kate Riggs, Arthur Henry Riggs, Alice Riggs, Alfred Ernest Riggs, Walter Riggs znd Annie Riggs

On 23 April 1920 Harrold married Hilda Annie Huggins nee Anderson in the Registry Office, Adelaide. Father of Betty Riggs and Yvonne Riggs

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Returned to Australia on 15 June 1919 on board Swakepmund