John Lamb Rigsby was born on 14 October 1914, the son of John Hammond Rigsby and Sallie Grace Lamb.
Died 20 August 1943
Served on the U.S.S. McDougal
He was transferred to the US Naval Hospital, Balboa, Canal Zone for treatment
Buried Corozal Cemetery, Panama City, Panama

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 24 August 1943
News was received here of the death “while in performance of his duties and in the service of his country” of John Lamb Rigsby, 28, electrician’s mate first class, United States Navy. The notification of death was received by Rigsby’s brother, James R. Rigsby, 2513½  Bailey Avenue.

  • Rank: Electricians Mate First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 14 October 1914
  • Date of death: 20 August 1943
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Signal Mountain
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS McDougal (DD-358)
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Corozal Cemetery, Panama City, Panama
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Middle Panel
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