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John George HIGGINS

Regimental number2448
Place of birthBallina New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMurwillumbah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Higgins, Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2448A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1918
Date of death27 January 1964
Place of burialBallina East Cemetery

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