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Bertram Walter HIGGINS

Regimental number2678
Place of birthCreswick Vic
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRailway Crescent, Maryborough, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Higgins, Railway Crescent, Maryborough, Victoria
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Altered to Meritorious Service Medal)

Work from 22 September 1917 to 24 February 1918, especially during Ypres operation.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Date of death11 August 1971
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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