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Lieutenant Francis Arthur Riggenbach was an English officer of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1897, in West Ham, the son of Swiss sugar merchant Franz and Mary Ann Riggenbach, of Yarmouth. At the time of the 1911 census, the Riggenbach family were residing at Murton House, Higham Road.

Riggenbach died on 19 September 1918, during the Battle of Megiddo, while serving with the 1/6th Battalion, The Essex Regiment in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign. He had formerly been a private in the 4th Royal Fusiliers and obtained his commission in January 1915.[1]

He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel.

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  1. The London Gazette (29031), p. 252, 6 January 1915. Retrieved 22 August 2013.

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