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John was the son of George and Margaret A. Rigby. He had one sister, Nellie. John attended the University Officers' Training Corps whilst at Armstrong College.
He enlisted on 8th February 1916 when he was 18 years old and became a Corporal in the Durham Light Infantry, 3rd Battalion. John died on 30th November 1918 aged 21.
UK Census registers, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
UK Military Service Records, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
Newcastle University Archives (Roll of Service, Armstrong College Calendars)
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