The AIF Project

Charles HIGGS

Regimental number3314
Place of birthBirmingham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
AddressGPO, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, C Higgs, 375 Lord Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialRue-David Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 34), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
178
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Clara HIGGS, 375 Lord Street, Perth, Western Australia. Native of England

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