CEF Soldier Detail

Private Nelson Briggs
Died: August 3, 1971

Regimental Number:
648103
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
2nd Depot Battalion, 1st Central Ontario Regiment
Company:
Place of Birth:
Nottawasaga, County of Simcoe, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Thomas Briggs (father), Heaslip, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Heaslip, Ontario
Date of Birth:
April 29, 1895
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
New Liskeard, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
January 3, 1916
Age at enlistment:
20
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
36 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
August 3, 1971
Age at Death:
76
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1065-9
Research Notes
wounded August 9, 1918
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 2nd Depot Battalion, 1st Central Ontario Regiment
Private Canadian Infantry 159th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 8th Reserve Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 58th Battalion
Awards and Decorations
British War Medal
Victory Medal
War Service Badge Class A