Born 15 January 1906
Killed in Action 18 December 1944
Buried at Wheeler Hill Cemetery, Pikeville, TN

Private
16th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 9th Armored Division, Battery B

Pvt Charles (Charlie) Riggs was the son of William Armstrong (Will) Riggs and Narcissa Eveline (Evie) Elliott. He fought in the European Theater in the Ardennes, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 January 1906
  • Date of death: 18 December 1944
  • County: Bledsoe
  • Hometown: Pikeville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 16th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 9th Armored Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Wheeler Hill Cemetery, Pikeville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Middle Panel
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