Dow Allan HEGGIE


HEGGIE, Dow Allan

Service Numbers: 3531, 3531A
Enlisted: 2 September 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 60th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dunolly, Victoria, 1892
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Dunolly State School
Occupation: Warehouseman
Died: Killed in Action, Fromelles, France, 19 July 1916
Cemetery: VC Corner Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3531, Melbourne, Victoria
29 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3531, 21st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3531, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 3531A, 60th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...3531A Private Allan Dow Heggie 21st Battalion of Carlton, Vic. A warehouseman prior to enlistment, Pte Heggie embarked with the 21st Battalion on board HMAT Demosthenes (A64) on 29 December 1915. In the Middle East he was transferred to the 60th Battalion. They arrived in France on 1 June 1916. Pte Heggie was appointed lance corporal on 15 July 1916. On 19 July 1916 Lance Corporal Heggie was killed in action at Fromelles, France. He was 24 years of age." - SOURCE (