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kenmorrison



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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

kenmorrison wrote:
Adam
I cannot find a reference on the Gazettes sites.
From a site with deals with RIC history, I'm reasonably sure that he was not a reservist (ie B&T) and there was a posting on the forum from his great-grandson - but it was made about a year ago so I'm hoping he is still using it and will see my post.
Cheers Kenneth


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Well it's only taken me ten years but....


DCM Citation - London Gazette 9 January 1920 p.427
14439 Cpl. J. Briggs, M.M., 2nd Bn., R. Sco. Fus. (Garlieston).
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion toi duty during operations east of Ypres. On the 5th. October, 1918, he located a machinegun post by a daylight patrol, and during the night raided it, capturing two heavy and one light machine gun.

MM Award - London Gazette 16 November 1917 p.11963
14439 Pte. J. Briggs, R.S. Fus. (Garlieston).

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