Frederick Charles Riggs VC MM
(1888-1918)

Died aged 30

Frederick Charles Riggs VC MM (28 July 1888 – 1 October 1918) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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39 Capstone Road (since demolished). Home of Frederick Charles Riggs VC MM Sergeant 6th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment born Sittingbourne 1888, enlisted 1914, killed in action near Epinoy 1918, posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for conspicuous bravery and resisting with his men to the last.

Capstone Road, Bournemouth, United Kingdom where they lived