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James Joseph HIGGINS

Regimental number2014
Place of birthMoama, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address'Boxdale', Deniliquin, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Patrick Higgins, 'Boxdale', Deniliquin, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 7 January 1919
Discharge date6 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Total war service: 995 days (of which 833 days were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 March 1980
Age at death86
Place of burialYoung Cemetery, New South Wales

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