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Robert HIGGINS

Regimental number6032
Place of birthDevonport Tas
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCaretaker
AddressBurnie, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Higgins, Burnie, Tasmania
Enlistment date29 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Date of death14 November 1949
Place of burialWivenhoe Cemetery

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