Private

Joel Briggs

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of the late Elizabeth Briggs, of Christchurch.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

There are no public contributions written for this casualty

Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
15485
Name:
Joel Briggs
Rank: 
Private
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
Mrs E. Briggs (mother), 187 Shirley Road, Shirley, Christchurch, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Occupation on Enlistment: 
Gardener
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
NZEF, Canterbury Regiment, 2 Battalion

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
13 June 1917
Day of Death:
Wednesday
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
26 July 1916
Transport:

HMNZT 59
HMNZT 60
Vessel:
Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Destination:
Devonport, England

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Location: 
Belgium
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