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William Carling HIGGS

Regimental number5109
Place of birthMelbourne Vic
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGanger
AddressPO, Northam, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, W Higgs, Plenty Road, Preston, Victoria
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917

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