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Name: RIGBY, Percy George (Major)

Birth Date: 24.12.1871 London

Death Date: 10.3.1915 Neuve Chapelle, killed in action

First Date: 1905

Profession: KAR

Area: Entebbe

Married: no

Book Reference: EAHB 1906, North, EAHB 1907

War Service: 1st Batt. Notts & Derbyshire Regt.

General Information:

EAHB 1906 - Brevet Major P.B. Rigby - 2nd in Command, 4th Battn. KAR Uganda
North - Appt. 2nd in Command 4th Batt KAR in Singapore & to travel direct to EA 22/3/1905; Firearms registered at Mombasa 8/5/1905; 1906 Entebbe
Web Son of Maj. Gen. Christopher Palmer Rigby and Matilda Rigby, of 14 Portland Place, London, England.
Twice Mentioned in Despatches (1900 and 1902).
Previously served in the 45th Regiment, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters from 1890 to 1911. Brevet Major in 1900. Commanded 4th King's African Rifles from 1905 to 1907). Also served in the Royal Niger Company's Expedition (1896), the West African Campaign (1896-1897), the South African Campaign (1899-1902), and the East African Expedition (1906).
CWGC Killed at Fleurbaix, Pas de Calais, buried in Rue-David Military cemetery.

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