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Alfred Percy HIGGS

Regimental number2920
Place of birthPaignton England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressChilders, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinBrother, Harold D Higgs, Paynton, Devon, England
Enlistment date26 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1917
Date of death13 January 1953
Place of burialLutwyche Cemetery

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