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William Albert HIGGS

Regimental number2032
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCardboard box maker
AddressCampsie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Robert Higgs, Browning Street, Campsie, New South Wales
Previous military service39th Infantry
Enlistment date5 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 18 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IIi, Row A, Grave No. 36), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Caroline HIGGS, Browning Street, Campsie, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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