Lindon Howard Russell HIGINBOTHAM


HIGINBOTHAM, Lindon Howard Russell

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 1 September 1915
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1889
Home Town: Armidale, Armidale Dumaresq, New South Wales
Schooling: Armidale School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Wounds, France, 21 June 1918
Cemetery: Borre British Cemetery
Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 7
Memorials: Armidale Memorial Fountain
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World War 1 Service

1 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 1st Light Horse Regiment
15 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 1st Light Horse Regiment, Sydney - HMAT Osterley 14th Reinforcements
21 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 3rd Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement Captain, 1st Light Horse Regiment

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Lindon Howard Russell HIGINBOTHAM was born in Sydney, NSW in 1889

His parents were William Cyril HIGINBOTHAM & Alice Mary RiCHARDSON who married in Armidale, NSW in 1885

He enlisted with the 1st Light Horse Regiment on 1st September, 1915 & embarked from Sydney on the HMAT Osterley on 15th January, 1916

Lindon died of wounds in France on 21st June 1918 and is buried in the Borre British Cemetery