Java Index03

 

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1826603

Gunner

Rigby, Peter

 

British

Royal Artillery

21 Lt. A.A. Regt.

 

Died

Age

29

 

(If Age is shown as 0, age at death is unknown)

1943/11/29

At sea: Suez Maru

 

Loved Ones

Son of Peter and Elizabeth Rigby; husband of Hilda May Rigby, of Over Hulton, Lancashire

 

Memorial

Column 29.

SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

 

Sunk by USS Bonefish, off Kangean Islands 6 22' South by 116 35' East. Japanese Captain Kawano orders the shooting of the prisoners in the water. From 14.15 – 16.30 the Minesweeper W.12 massacres the survivors using machine gun and rifles. No survivors.

 

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