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Edward Cudmore HIGGINS

Regimental number2415
Place of birthMelbourne Vic
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressMokoan PO, Mokoan via Glenrowan, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinBrother, Timothy Higgins, Bungeet State School near Benalla, Victoria
Previous military service8th ALH
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale on 6 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918

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