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Remembered With Honour: Rememberance Poppy Lance Corporal, George James Higgins

Service Number 5713
Regiment Rifle Brigade
Date Died 12/02/1920
Age 23
Died How? Died
Died Where? Home
Known Grave? Yes
UK Memorial WALTHAMSTOW (QUEEN'S ROAD) CEMETERY A.2155
Memorial Abroad
Additional Information Awarded D.C.M. Gazette Issue 29447 published on the 21 January 1916 and reads as follows: S/5713 Private G. J. Higgins, 10th Battalion, Rifle Brigade, For conspicuous good work near Cordonnerie on the night of 15th-16th December 1915. Corporal Hunt and Privates Bench and Higgins remained out over two hours and successfully cut through the enemy's wire, although a German sentry was in view all the time.
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