Keith William HIGGIE


HIGGIE, Keith William

Service Number: 40512
Enlisted: 13 May 1941
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: No. 7 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Kerang, Victoria, 23 February 1923
Home Town: Kerang, Gannawarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Accidental, Yarra Glen, Victoria, Yarra Glen, Victoria, Australia, 15 April 1942, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Kerang Cemetery
C. of E. Plot. Sec. XD. Grave 106, Kerang Cemetery, Kerang, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 40512
13 May 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force
13 May 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 40512
15 Apr 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, No. 7 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Albert Ernest and Frances Emma Higgie of Langville, near Kerang, Victoria


Lockheed Hudson A16-151 of Number 7 Squadron crashed at Christmas Hills, near Yarra Glen, Dandenong, Victoria - all crew killed:

Sergeant Alan William Amey 401876

Leading Aircraftman Kenneth William Higgie 40512

Pilot Officer Ronald Loris Nall 411367

Pilot Officer Richard George Banks 405564

Sergeant Norman Leslie Thomas 416109