Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas Lewis Briggs

In memory of:

Private Thomas Lewis Briggs

October 2, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

424038

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

5th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 1, 1895

Son of T. Arthur and Dora Briggs, of Killarney, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 58 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LINCOLN (NEWPORT) CEMETERY
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

D. 411.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Thomas Lewis Briggs – Photo taken in 1915 while serving in the 45th Battalion CEF.
  • Photo of Thomas Briggs – University of Manitoba Roll of Honour 1914-1918.  Winnipeg, 1923. Roll of the Fallen (pg. 17) - BRIGGS, Thomas Lewis:  Arts '16; Enlisted 4-1-15; Pte. 45th Battn.; Cpl.; Transferred to 5th Battn.; Reverted to private in France; Wounded 6-4-16; Died 2-10-16.
  • Newspaper clipping – In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping – In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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