Higgins, Frank

  • Township: Embro & West Zorra
  • Rank: Private
  • Branch: Canadian Infantry, Western Ontario Regiment, 18th Battalion
  • Regiment number: 675969
  • Date of birth: April 27, 1878
  • Where born: Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of death: September 17, 1918
  • Burial location: Dominion Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
  • Wars Served: World War I
  • Commemorated: Dominion Cemetery, Hendecourt-las-Cagnicourt, Pas-de-Calais, France; Cenotaph, Memorial Park, Embro, West Zorra Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Years of service: June 9, 1916 - September 17, 1918
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

Frank Higgins was born April 27, 1878, in Oxford County. At the time of his enlistment, June 9, 1916 in London, he was a 38-year-old labourer living with his wife, Jane Elizabeth, in Embro. His Attestation Paper describes him as a fair complexion, blue eyes, 5' 5" in height and his religion was Methodist. On Sept. 17, 1918, he died of wounds.  He is commemorated in the Dominion Cemetery, Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt, Pas-de-Calais, France.

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