Service Number: 481
Enlisted: 20 August 1914, Enlisted at Pontville, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Linda, West Coast, Tasmania
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 35, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Eaglehawk Presbyterian Sunday School Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 481, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Pontville, Tasmania
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 481, 12th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 481, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Hobart

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry Haimer Rigbye and Elizabeth Jane Rigbye of West Mooreville, Burnie, Tasmania formerly of Zeehan, Tasmania

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal