|Alex Rigby A.M., E.D.|
30 January 1916|
Sydney, New South Wales
|Died||2 January 2001
Sydney, New South Wales
Sydney Technical College
|Spouse(s)||1. Laurie, née Hinchcliff (1940 dec. 1967)
2. Joan, née Lynch (1968)
|Children||1 son, 1 daughter|
|Parent(s)||Mr and Mrs A.L. Rigby|
Rigby was born in Sydney, New South Wales, and grew up in Appian Way, Burwood. His father was A.L. Rigby of Kell & Rigby Builders. He was educated at Newington College (1929–1933) and Sydney Technical College.
Having been a school cadet prior to joining the 55/53rd Battalion in 1937, Rigby was commissioned in January 1939. He went to Darwin, Northern Territory, on the SS Zealandia in February 1941 to join the Darwin Infantry Battalion, that absorbed the Darwin Mobile Force. Rigby was elected the first president of the Darwin Infantry Battalion Association.
- Director - Kell & Rigby (1952-1984)
- College Councillor, Newingtonian College (1949-1973)
- President, Old Newingtonians' Union (1959-1960)
- President, NSW Branch of the Order of Australia Association (1986-1990) during which time the flagpole at Darling Harbour was presented as a Bicentenary gift to the state
- Councillor, National Trust of Australia (NSW)
- President, Australian Institute of Building (1970-1972)
- Vice-Chairman, Standards Australia (1980-1988)
- President, Civic Reform Association (1971-1973)
- Member, Metric Conversion Board (1972-1977)
- Order of Australia - Member 1981 for service to the community
- Efficiency Decoration - Awarded 1952 for service the Australian Militia
- Who's Who in Australia 1988 (Melb, 1988) pp 762
- "Death of A. L. Rigby". Construction. New South Wales, Australia. 10 March 1954. p. 6. Retrieved 23 September 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
- Newington College Register of Past Students 1863-1998 (Syd, 1999) pp 166
- State Heritage Register
- Northern Territory Government – Character biographies Retrieved 5 October 2014.
- Newington Across the Years, A History of Newington College 1863 - 1998 (Syd, 1999) pp 347
- "Newingtonians' Reunion.". The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995). ACT: National Library of Australia. 27 October 1959. p. 4. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
- Order of Australia Association Retrieved 5 September 2014.
- Australian Institute of Building Retrieved 5 September 2014.
- "CITIZENS' REFORM OFFICERS". The Sydney Morning Herald (34,848). New South Wales, Australia. 30 August 1949. p. 4. Retrieved 23 September 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
- It's an Honour Retrieved 5 September 2014.