Service Details
Name:
RIGBY
Given Name:
DONALD INGLIS
Initials:
D I
Service No:
135266V
Rank:
Trooper
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Regiment:
Natal Mounted Rifles, S.A. Forces
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Date of Death:
1944-06-08
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Date of Birth:
1917-08-26
Age:
26
Cause of Death:
Died of wounds, loss of left arm during heavy fighting between Fabrico and Vallerona, Italy. It is thought that he was wounded when a Sherman tank was hit by "bazooka" fire during the engagement
Additional
Information:
Son of Richard Rigby, of Strubens Road, Mowbray, Cape Town. Husband of Marije Rigby, of Liesbeek Road, Rosebank, Cape Town. Born Cape Town. A machine operator in Johannesburg by profession
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
II, G, 4.

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