Margaret Hamilton Rigby (Miss)

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Second Subaltern Margaret Hamilton "Peggy" Rigby
Life dates
25 Sep 1919 - 13 Sep 2011
Unit or location Role Posted from until
Hollingbourne Instation Operator 1942 1943
Ardingly Instation Operator 1943 1943
Salisbury Instation Operator 22 Nov 1943 20 Jul 1944
National ID
ENHK 149/3
The Auxiliary Territorial Service
Military number
Commissioned or Enlisted
6 Aug 1942

She had her interview with Beatrice Temple on 22 Jun 1942 in London.

Attended a course at Hannington Hall 13 Aug 1943.

Beatrice Temple visited her at;

Hollingbourne 5 Nov 1942, 15 Dec 1942

Ardingley 26 July 1943, 2 Oct 1943, 23 Nov 1943

Salisbury 22 Nov 1943

Long Durfield, Petersfield, Hampshire
Other information

Peggy was the daughter of Sir Hugh and Lady Flora Rigby. She married Richard Kynaston Briscoe 12 July 1951.

Along with Sally Waterhouse-Brown, Peggy was a gifted artist. Many of their drawings and sketches depict their time in the ATS. These are now deposited at Imperial War Museum (ref Documents.3150).

In her diary on 7 Aug 1943 Beatrice Temple reported; "Very annoyed by two moaning letters from Hazel and Peggy about their new move".

Sat 2 Oct 1943 Collected car & drove to Reigate all well except for great moan re bicycle from Ardingly –
called there Peggy in billet – adverse report unless - - - - - -

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Caption & credit
From IWM

Beatrice Temple Diary

The Peerage

London Gazette 1943

Imperial War Museum ref Documents.3150