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Private John William Darcy Rigg

Private Rigg was with the 1st Battalion when it arrived in France on 23rd August 1914 and it is assumed he was present at the battle of Le Cateau. He is buried in Argentan Communal Cemetery, the only War Grave in the Cemetery, which is on the A88 road south east of Caen.  He was 27 years of age when he died and is recorded as the husband of Mrs M Rigg, 8 Albany Street, West Gorton, Manchester.


Group of the 1st Battalion at Shornehead Fort in Kent, probably in August 1914 just after the battalion was mobilised.  The postcard is known to have been sent by Private John William Darcy Rigg, who is recorded as having died in France on 5th September 1914.
Accession Number KO1435/01

 

 

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