RIGBY, Frederick Ralph

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
48RM Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Died : 
Tuesday, June 6, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
26
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Lieutenant Frederick Rigby, 'Z' troop,  died when his Landing Craft struck beach defences at Normandy on D Day. He drowned attempting to swim to the shore under heavy enemy fire.
 
Sources
CWGC
D Day Commando - From Normandy to the Maas with 48RM Commando, author Ken Ford.
 
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