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Sergeant Thomas Clifford Briscoe



Date of birth: 1895-08-17
Place of birth: Admaston Ontario Canada
Next of kin: James A. & Alice Adeline (Beach) Briscoe North Cote, Admaston twp, Renfrew Cty, Ont
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Merhcant
Religion: Presbyterian
Date of death: 1917-06-27
Cause of death: Killed in action
Buried: La Chaudiere Military Cemetery, III. A. 4.


Regimental number: 788520
Highest Rank: Sergeant (38th Battalion)
Rank detail

Sergeant, 38th Battalion, Infantry (Army).

Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: “during the advance on AVION, this non-commisioned officer was one of the first to reach the objectives, but at that moment was instantly killed by enemy shell fire.”
Commemoration location: Rosebank Cemetery, Ontario

Military Medal


CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 80452
LAC ID: 64510
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B1074-S029
Uploader's Notes: Son of James A. and Alice Adeline Briscoe (nee Beach), of Renfrew, Ontario. Native of Northcote, Ontario.
Uploader's Research notes:

His service file has been digitized and is available on-line at the above LAC link.

WeRelate Wiki

Rosebank Cemetery, Renfrew County, Ontario - Gravemarker. This marker incorrectly identifies his place of death as Avon, rather than Avion. and uses the date of June 28, 1917 which was initially reported in his service files, but it was later revised to June 27th.

[Sergeant Army Canadian Infantry 38th Battalion Military Medal ]


Date added: 2004-09-04
Last modified: 2017-12-06