|Place of birth||Toowoomba, Queensland|
|School||Geelong Grammar School, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Ganya Station, Swan Hill, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, Anthony Brough Briggs, Ganya Station, Swan Hill, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in Geelong Grammar School Cadets, Victoria.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/13/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 6271 Driver Stanley Holmes BRIGGS, 2nd Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 May 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 27 October 1915 (jaundice); transferred to Egypt, 2 November 1915, and admitted to No 1 Australian General Hospital, 7 November 1915; transferred to Helouan Convalescent Camp, 26 November 1915; rejoined unit, 10 December 1915.
Admitted to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, Ferry Post, 24 June 1916 (crushed finger, right hand: mild), and transferred to 3rd Australian General Hospital; to 3rd Australian Stationary Hospital, Abbassia, 24 July 1916.
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Borda', 17 August 1916; discharged (wounded) Melbourne, 27 October 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BRIGGS Bernard Warner|