War Memorial: Place and
War Memorial: Pte. H. Riglin Suffolk;
window: Harry Riglin
Memorial Tablet inside All Saints Church, Doddinghurst
Ongar & District War Memorial Hospital Roll of Honour (Blackmore &
Doddinghurst) [ERO A10815]
Suffolk Regiment. 7th
Battalion. Service No: 44024 [CWGC] Service No. formerly 2430 [SDGW].
card gives K1/103 B15 p. 2849, but no other detail. [Ancestry.com]
Personal and family information:
James and Eliza Riglin, of Chelmsford Rd., Blackmore Essex. [CWGC]
Riglin was baptised at Blackmore on 13th
(born 29/4/86). His
parents were James, a labourer, and Eliza, of Swallows Cross [ERO D/P
1891 Census. Age
4 b Blackmore son of James [ag lab]
& Eliza Riglin. NB next family in
census is Charles & Sarah Wheal, and children incl. Frederick, Harry,
Arthur, Alfred and Albert.
Bakers Cottage Doddinghurst.
James Riglin. Head. Married. [Age] 52. Labourer on farm. [Born] High Ongar.
Eliza Riglin. Wife. Married. [Age] 38. [Born] Ingatestone.
Harry Riglin. Son. [Age] 14. Diary Assistant. Ag cattle. [Born] Blackmore.
Sophia (?) Riglin. Daughter. [Age] 13. [Born] Blackmore.
Alice Riglin. Daughter. [Age] 10. [Born] Blackmore.
Grace Riglin. Daughter. [Age] 5. [Born] Blackmore.
Swallows Cross, near Brentwood.
James Riglin. Head. Married 28 years. [Age] 62. Unable to work. [Born} High Ongar.
Eliza Riglin. Wife. Married. [Age] 47. [Born] Ingatestone.
Harry Riglin. Son. Single. [Age] 24. Butcher. [Born] Blackmore
Grace Riglin. Daughter. [Age] 15. Day girl Domestic. [Born] Blackmore.
Date of Death:
28th April 1917
to have been killed at Monchy, East of Arras. [CWGC]
Place of Burial or Commemoration:
Arras Memorial. Bay 3. [CWGC]
List of Sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Essex Record Office, Soldiers who Died in
the Great War, Ron West: who has researched those commemorated on the Doddinghurst War Memorial, Western Front Association.