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Francis William HIGGS

Regimental number6870
Place of birthRandwick
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Address58 George Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs A A J Higgs, 58 George Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 13), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Jane HIGGS; husband of Alcie HIGGS, 25 Boussole Road, Dacryville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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