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James HIGGINS

Regimental number1215
Place of birthHobart Tas
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinJohn Higgins, 224 Harrington Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date12 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Date of death29 October 1935
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery

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