Joel Briggs

Joel Briggs

Joel Briggs

Unit: NZEF, Canterbury Regiment, 2 Battalion

Conflict: WW1

Additional Details:

Son of the late Elizabeth Briggs, of Christchurch.

Public Contributions:

There are no public contributions written for this casualty


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

Casualty Details

  • Date of death: 13 June 1917
  • Conflict: WW1
  • Cause of Death:

    Killed in action

Embarkation Details

  • Body of Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
  • Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Embarkation Date: 26 July 1916
  • Transport: HMNZT 59
    HMNZT 60
  • Vessel: Waitemata or Ulimaroa
  • Destination: Devonport, England

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum