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Thomas Cecil Higginson

Portrait from In Memoriam, 1914-1918 [Wanganui Collegiate School], 1919[?] - No known copyright restrictions
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Cecil AWMM
  • Surname
    Higginson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
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  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    29 February 1892 Public - Nicki - Other relative - 15 October 2017 - New Zealand Births, Deaths & Marriages online Birth index (NZBDM 1892/2137)
  • Place of birth
    Wellington, New Zealand Public - Nicki - Other relative - 15 October 2017 - New Zealand Births, Deaths & Marriages online Birth index (NZBDM 1892/2137)
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
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  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Harry Pasley Higginson, and Florence Higginson.

    "Here from the beginning of 1908 for two years, fell in action in France September 15th, 1915. He was sheep-farming at the outbreak of war, but gave this up and left for England in December, 1914. There he was immediately given a 2nd Lieutenancy in the 4th Battalion Grenadier Guards, and after a period of training was sent over to France attached to a machine gun battalion. Some months later he received his promotion to first Lieutenancy." (In Memoriam, 1914-1918 [Wanganui Collegiate School]) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
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  • Memorial name
    Thiepval Memorial, Authuile, Somme, France AWMM

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    In Memoriam, 1914-1918. (1919).Wanganui, N.Z.: Collegiate School. AWMM


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15 October 2017NickiPrebbletonOther relative
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