Rank: Private 11028
Regiment: 9th Bn., Devonshire Regiment
Died: died 28 August 1915
Colaton Raleigh Memorial Plaque
Other Memorial: Pont-Du-Hern, La Gorgue [Google]
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Private 11028 Harold Hugh Riggs served with the 9th Battalion of the Devonshire Regiment.
The battalion was formed in Exeter on 15 September 1914 and in August 1915 came under the orders of the 20th Brigade, 7th Division, having landed at Le Havre in France alongside the 8th Devons on 26 July 1915.
Private Riggs died on 28 August, 1915, and is remembered with honour on the Colaton Raleigh war memorial, and at the Pont-Du-Hem Military Cemetery at La Gorge.
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