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Norman Albert HIGGINS

Regimental number4509
Date of birth23 January 1893
Place of birthHobart Tas
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBothwell, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr J Higgins, Apsley, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: Walter HIGGINS No. 3332, 40th Battalion, killed in action 28 March 1918. Brother: Sydney Lewis HIGGINS No. 852 40th Battalion and 13th Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia 19 October 1918
Other detailsSon of John and Julia Higgins of Bothwell, Tasmania. Was wounded in action.
Date of death19 March 1937
Age at death44
Place of burialMeltom Mowbray, Tasmania

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