BRIGGS, Reginald Arthur
(Service number 3/1687)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Home missionary
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin E.E Briggs (father), 268 Philip Lane, South Tottenham, London N, England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZEF
Unit, Squadron, or Ship No.2 Field Ambulance
Date 5 February 1916
Transport Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Medical Corps

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 25 August 1918 Age 26
Place of Death France
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France
Memorial Reference IV. V. 5
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial (as R E Briggs)

Biographical Notes

Reginald Briggs was the son of Ernest E. and Emma E. Briggs of 18 Walmer Rd, Newport, Mon, England


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Databse (Oct 2013)

External Links

Related Documents

No documents available.

Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

Currently Assigned to

Not assigned.

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 Logo. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License unless otherwise stated.

Tell us more

Do you have information that could be added to this story? Or related images that you are happy to share? Submit them here!

Your Details
Veteran Details
- you may attach an image or document up to 10MB