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Horace HIGGS

Regimental number3707
Place of birthStoke-on-Trent England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMounted police
AddressCoonawarra, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Higgs, Coonawarra, South Australia
Enlistment date6 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialHooge Crater (Plot XVI, Row D, Grave NO. 3), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Eunice HIGGS; husband of Mary HIGGS, "Omar", Bevington Road, Glen Osmond, South Australia

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