Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Herbert Higginson

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant John Herbert Higginson

November 30, 1917

Military Service


Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Horse Artillery

Division:

5th Brigade

Additional Information


Son of John Fernie and Elizabeth Higginson, of Buckingham, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 578 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VIII. E. II.

Location:

Flesquieres is a village at the junction of the D92 and D89 roads, about 5 kilometres south-west of the main road from Cambrai to Bapaume. The FLESQUIERES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY lies a little east of the village on the south (right) side of the D92 road to Cantaing.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial Arch– Pro Deo Et Patria Erected by the Royal Military College Club of Canada Anno Domini 1923. Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada.

1155 Lieut John Herbert Higginson (RMC 1915) was the son of John Fernie and Elizabeth Higginson, of Buckingham, Quebec. He served with the Royal Horse Artillery, 5th Brigade. He died on Nov 30, 1917. He was buried in the Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery, Nord, France.
  • Memorial Doll– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

1155 Second Lieut John Herbert Higginson (RMC 1915) was the son of John Fernie and Elizabeth Higginson, of Buckingham, Quebec. He served with the Royal Horse Artillery, 5th Brigade. He died on 30 Nov 1917 at 18 years of age. He was buried in the Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery in Nord, France.
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

1155 Second Lieut John Herbert Higginson (RMC 1915) was the son of John Fernie and Elizabeth Higginson, of Buckingham, Quebec. He served with the Royal Horse Artillery, 5th Brigade. He died on 30 Nov 1917 at 18 years of age. He was buried in the Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery in Nord, France.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England
  • Memorial Stair– Memorial stair, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Arch– Memorial arch, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario

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