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George Emberton HIGGINS

Regimental number5376
Date of birth13 June 1882
Place of birthTalia, West Coast, South Australia
SchoolCampbelltown Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationLabourer
AddressParadise, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, G Higgins, Avenue Road, Paradise, South Australia
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Discharge date29 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, France, Belgium. Wounded, Merris, 29 July 1918; invalided to No 3 General Hospital, Camiers; recovered.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 August 1951
Age at death69
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 22, Grave No. 54), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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