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James HIGGINS

Regimental number2431
Place of birthNimbin New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amelia Frances Higgins, Condong, Tweed River, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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