Charles Newton Beaumont Rigby

Name

Charles Newton Beaumont Rigby

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

23/04/1918
23

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lieutenant
Royal Marine Artillery
H.M.S. “Barham”

Awards

Not Yet Researched
Mentioned in Despatches three times

Cemetery/Memorial

HERTINGFORDBURY (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD
United Kingdom

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Hertingfordbury Village Memorial
Church of St Mary and St John Church Roll of Honour, Hertingfordbury
Birch Green Village Memorial
Birch Green School Memorial

Pre War

Born at Hale, Cheshire. Son of John and Margaret Simmons Rigby, of Moat House, Hertingfordbury, Herts.

Wartime Service

Entered the Navy List on 20 Sep 1914 as 2nd Lieutenant. Member of Royal Marine Siege Battalion in 1915. Lieutenant on H.M.S. Barham from 8 Feb 1917. Served in France and at Gallipoli.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox