Tom Roberts Louis HIGGINS


HIGGINS, Tom Roberts Louis

Service Number: 192
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Tamworth, Tamworth Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bookkeeper
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 26 April 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Artillery road Plot 7 Headstone inscription reads: He gave his life for honour
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Tamworth ANZAC Park Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 192, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
9 Oct 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 4th Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 192, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 192, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Wiseman Higgins and Annie Ellen Higgins of 'Kaloma', 128 Spencer Road, Watersleigh, NSW formerly from Rawson Avenue, Tamworth, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal