BRIGHOUSE, Thomas Heald
26550 1st New Zealand Divisional Employment Company, WW1
11847 Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand

Legion Long Service & Efficiency Medal
Awarded 8 January 1967
Joined the Legion of Frontiersmen in 1911 with the Dargaville Troop, active until 1916 when he went to serve in World War 1.  When he returned in 1918 he found the Dargaville unit disbanded and could not find where to rejoin.  When he moved to Auckland in 1959 he immediately rejoined with 'E' Squadron.  He has always done efficient service, he has acted as Minutes Secretary through to December 1966.  It is realised his service has not been continuous, but through no fault of his own and this unit, would like to nominate Frontiersman Brighouse.

British War Medal
Victory Medal

Legion Long Service & Efficiency Medal [LSEM] (1967)

Born 21 December 1892, Kaeo, New Zealand
Enlisted into Legion of Frontiersmen, Dargaville, New Zealand Unit, 1911 - 29 May 1916
Joined New Zealand Army 30 May 1916
Discharged Army 23 May 1919 to Canada Street, Morrinsville address
Rejoined Legion in Auckland, New Zealand 1959
Died 26 August 1980, Hamilton, New Zealand
Lived at 2 River Road, Ngaruawahia, New Zealand
Cremated 29 August 1980 Hamilton Park Cemetery, New Zealand [no known grave]
Behobeho          East Africa 1915 - 1917          Nyangao          Kilimanjaro          Great War 1917          Belgium 1914 -18
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