We remember Francis James Higgs

We remember Francis James Higgs

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Timeline

Timeline

1879
birth Newport, Monmouthshire United Kingdom Source:5124096 1879
1898
enlistment Brecon United Kingdom Source:8760165 10th August 1898
1901
awards Queens South Africa medal Other War Service Award Source:6658252 1st April 1901
1903
awards Queens South Africa medal Other War Service Award Source:6658252 19th October 1903
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5124096 13th August 1914 - 31st October 1914
1914
service British Army Private 5998 South Wales Borderers Source:5124096 13th September 1914
children Not Stated Source:7741348
marriage Harriett Ellen Source:7741348
service British Army Lance Corporal 5998 South Wales Borderers Source:5124096
service British Army Corporal 5998 South Wales Borderers Source:7493037
1914
death Killed in Action Belgium Source:7493037 Source:8760165 Source:5124096 31st October 1914
burial Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7493037

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Francis James
Initials FJ
Last Name Higgs
Source 5124096
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 5998 South Wales Borderers Private
British Army 5998 South Wales Borderers Lance Corporal
British Army 5998 South Wales Borderers Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Queens South Africa medal Other War Service Award
Queens South Africa medal Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Not Stated daughter
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Harriett Ellen wife

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

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Boer War Records 1899-1902 Keith1947
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 Keith1947

Multimedia

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Boer War uniform Keith1947
QSA and KSA medals Keith1947

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