Briggs, Richard –

Husband of Mrs. Briggs, of 20, Pedder Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed in the Bolton Co-Operative Society’s Milk Department. Formerly 71738, Labour Bn., King’s Liverpool Regiment.

Personal details

  • Surname: Briggs
  • Forename: Richard
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 28
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: November 11th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 23rd (4th Tyneside Scottish) (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 59093
  • Regiment: Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 14/12/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6d*
  • Bolton Chronicle: 14/12/1917

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