John Bragg

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 26 September 1880, Stewart Island, New Zealand
  • Died 5 October 1956, Invercargill
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 19360
  • Served In Māori Contingent, 10th Reinforcements
  • Next of Kin Mr John Bragg (father), Halfmoon Bay, Stewart Island
  • Pre-war occupation Fisherman
  • ReligionChurch of England (Anglican)
  • Enlisted10 August 1916
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 69 Tahiti, departed 15 November, 1916, Wellington, disembarked Devonport, Devon, England, 29 January 1917.
  • Theatres of operationWestern Europe 1917-1918
  • Periods of service125 days in New Zealand and two years and 146 days overseas in Western Europe. Total service of two years and 271 days.
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Westmoreland, 6 April 1919
  • Discharged7 May 1919 on termination of period of engagement
  • AwardedBritish War Medal and Victory Medal
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Profile Photo credit: Otago Witness 3 October 1917 via The Onward Project