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Edward Bernard HIGGINS

Regimental number5115
Place of birthBusselton Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressMargaret River, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr T Higgins, Margaret River, Busselton, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 March 1960
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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