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Current record for: George Briggs
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Name George Briggs
Born in Islington, London
Resident of 14K Beaconsfield Buildings, Islington
Died 26/03/1918
Age 20

Cause of Death Bullet in spine received in battle. Died later in UK.

Cemetery or memorial HIGHGATE CEMETERY, London, United Kingdom
Grave or panel reference Plot 113 War Grave No 40698

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World War 1
France and Flanders

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George Briggs (1898-1918): Commonwealth War Graves Commission commemorative certificate

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George Briggs (1898-1918): Grave Registration Report (GRR)

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George Briggs (1898-1918): Grave Registration Document

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George Briggs (1898-1918): Biographical Timeline

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George Briggs (1898-1918): Short Service Record (27 October 1914)

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George Briggs (1898-1918): Military History Sheet (27 October 1914 - 26 April 1916)

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George Briggs (1898-1918): Enlistment Record (27 October 1914)

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George Briggs (1898-1918): Medical History Sheet (Undated)

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George Briggs (1898-1918): Group photograph showing wounded soldiers. George is seated (in wheelchair) to the right of the picture (Undated)

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Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Samuel Briggs, Father
    14K Beaconsfield Buildings, Randells Road,
  • Rachael Briggs, Mother
    14K Beaconsfield Buildings, Randells Road,
Military Information Military Information


Rank Private
Service Number 4753
Unit 3rd Battalion
Regiment Connaught Rangers
Service Army
Enlisted in St Pancras, London
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GeorgeBriggs(1898-1918).jpg

George Briggs (1898-1918)