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Herbert Terras HIGGINS

Regimental number2037
Date of birth--/08/1895
Place of birthGloucester, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
Address'Faulkland', Gloucester, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Robert Higgins, 'Faulkland', Gloucester, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

An eminent pastoralist and grazier, he was a leading Hereford breeder. Patron of the Gloucester RSL for 50 years.
Date of death1994
Age at death99
Sources'The Land', 11 August 1994

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