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Leslie Frederick HIGGS

Regimental number4856
Place of birthWaroona Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Hannah Higgs, Kaimkillenbun, via Dalby, Queensland
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialLa Neuville British Cemetery (Plot II, Ropw G, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Hannah HIGGS, Kaimkillenbun, Dalby, Queensland. Native of Armadale, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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