George Edward HIGGS

HIGGS, George Edward

Service Number: 5014
Enlisted: 28 March 1916, Enlisted Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bowmans South Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Bowmans, Wakefield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 November 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Balaklava District WW1 Roll of Honour, Balaklava WW1 & WW2 Honour Roll, Balaklava WW1 & WW2 Memorial, Blyth Boys of the Blyth District WW1 Roll of Honour , Blyth WW1 Memorial, Port Wakefield Bowmans Methodist Church & District WW1 Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

28 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 5014, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted Adelaide, SA
24 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, 5014, 27th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Bulla embarkation_ship_number: A45 public_note: ''
24 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, 5014, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Bulla, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George Higgs and Agnes Higgs nee McDonald of Bowmans, SA

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal