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Thomas Herbert HIGGINS

Regimental number1642
Place of birthMitchell Qld
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStockman
AddressDublin Street, Mitchell, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Higgins, Dublin Street, Mitchell, Queensland
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1771 Pte Lawrence David HIGGINS, 4th Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 25 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 July 1962
Place of burialNudgee Cemetery

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