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Full Name: Lancelot Garrow Braik
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Lancelot Garrow
Surname: Braik
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 25096
Gender: Male
Place of Birth: Invercargill, New Zealand
First Known Rank: Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment: Student
Next of Kin: Mrs B. Braik (mother), Hotel Braeburn, Wanganui, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: 5th Reinforcements to 3rd Battalion, Machine-Gun Section
Embarkation Date: 26 June 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination: Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number: 34
Page on Nominal Roll: 36
Campaigns: Western Front
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Machine Gun Corps
Place of Death: Wanganui, Manawatu, New Zealand
Date of Death: 18 November 1918
Age at Death: 24
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Influenza complications
Cemetery Name: Wanganui (old) Cemetery, Heads Road, Wanganui, New Zealand
Biographical Notes: Son of George D. and Belle Braik (nee Bond), of 16, Symonds St., Auckland.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Further References: Soldiers' Deaths. Evening Post, Volume XCVI, Issue 128, 26 November 1918, Page 2
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