Rigg D.J

Douglas James Rigg

Service Record

Regimental number - 27134

Religion - Church of England

Occupation - Labourer

Address - Longreach, Queensland

Marital status - Single

Age at embarkation - 28

Next of kin - Mother, Mrs A Rigg, Albury Street, Holbrook, New South Wales

Enlistment date - 20 March 1916

Rank on enlistment - Driver

Unit name - 9th Field Artillery Brigade, 4th Reinforcement

Embarkation details - Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916

Rank from Nominal Roll - Driver

Unit from Nominal Roll - 6th Field Artillery Brigade

Fate - Returned to Australia 4 June 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
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HMAT A60 Aeaneas

The HMAT A60 Aeneas weighed 10,049 tons with an average cruise speed of 14 knots or 25.92 kmph. It was owned by the Ocean SS Co Ltd, Liverpool, and leased by the Commonwealth until 22 June 1917.

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Yerong Creek Public School

This site is a project with the Yerong Creek community in commemoration of the centary of the Gallipoli campaign on April 15 1915.