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Peter John HIGGINS

Regimental number6776
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressEaglehawk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 10"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellenar Matilda Higgins, off Lethby Road, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date5 February 1917
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Discharge date5 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Chemnitz', 7 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 September 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 5 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HIGGINS Peter John

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