As members of the Navy sub-forum will realise, I do not have the reference books to get anywhere with RNR men when I find one in my research into the Auxiliaries in Ireland - not many Navy men joined the Auxiliaries!
Click for my notes on Thomas Francis Patey Briggs RNR
He led quite an exotic life, being born in South Russia in 1896 to a Christian Missionary father. The family returned to UK around 1899. They are in UK in 1901 census. After WW1 he joined the Auxiliaries in Ireland, and then emigrated to NZ, and I can follow him there
I am missing his RNR service. Someone sold his medals in 2010
"A WWI trio, the 1914-15 Star impressed "MID. T. F. P. BRIGGS. R.N.R.", the pair impressed "LIEUT. T. F. P. BRIGGS R.N.R.". These three medals are loose"
Can anyone help with what he was doing in RNR?