Died : 21 Mar 1918
Rank : Gunner
Service no at death: 966285
Surname: RIGGS
Initials: S A
Date of Birth 1891
Place of BirthWimborne
Place of Birth Source1911 Census
Address 73 Oakley, Wimborne
Schools attended
Employment / tradeCowman on farm Cattle drover
Place of work
Family (parents and grandparents)Parents - Charles Rigs (1857- ) and Annie Corbin (1861-1944) Grandparents - Susannah Longman (who married John Riggs); George Corbin (1837-1920) and Emily Elizabeth Brown (1839-1903)
Spouse Name
Regiment at call-upRoyal Field Artillery
Regiment at discharge
Rank at call-upGunner
Service no at call-up966285
Date of attestation 30 Oct 1915
Date of call-up -
Area reported toBournemouth
SourceWorld War I Service Record
Naval vessels served
Decorations and awards
Other service detailsEmbarked with Expeditionary Force 21 Mar 1917
Other rank
Other service no
Service facts
Age at death27
Date of death 21 Mar 1918
Regiment at deathRoyal Field Artillery
Battalion at death
Rank at deathGunner
Circumstances of deathKilled in action
Service no at death966285
Field of action at death
Place of deathFrance
Location of gravePozieres Memorial
PositionPanel 7 to 10.
Other memorialsBrass plaque in Canford Church
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