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William Higgins

In memory of:

Private William Higgins

May 6, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

250

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

October 8, 1882

Son of George and Francis Higgins, of Canning Town, London.

Commemorated on Page 19 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ETRETAT CHURCHYARD
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

I. A. 6.

Location:

Etretat is a small seaside town in the Department of the Seine-Maritime about 26 kilometres north of Le Havre. The ETRETAT CHURCHYARD is on the road from the station to the town on the D.940 from Fecamp and the Extension is on the south-east side of it, between the church and the railway.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Medals– Medal Trio to #250 Pte William Higgins of the PPCLI who Died of Wounds on 06 May 1915.
  • Grave Marker– Headstone of Pte. William Higgins

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