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Joel Briggs

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  • Service number
    15485 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joel AWMM
  • Surname
    Briggs AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    15485 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Gardener AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Briggs (mother), 187 Shirley Road, Shirley, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    15485 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 26 July 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 59 or HMNZT 60 AWMM
    Vessel was Waitemata or Ulimaroa AWMM
    Private AWMM
    15th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Joel Briggs was the son of Elizabeth Briggs, of Christchurch, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    13 June 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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