Henry Higgins was born in Thame in 1881 to parents Robert and Anne Higgins of 5 Southern Road, Thame.
He joined the Norfolk Regiment in Norwich in August 1914 and served as a private soldier 16651 with the 3rd Battalion.
The 3rd (Reserve) Battalion was formed at Norwich in August 1914 as a training unit. It moved to Felixstowe later that month and remained there throughout the war.
Thame Gazette 9th February 1915. “The only son of Mrs Higgins of Southern Road died of illness at Felixstowe Cliff Military Hospital.”
He died on 28th January 1915 and was buried four days later in St Mary’s Churchyard, Thame, Oxfordshire.
He is remembered in Thame on Thame War Memorial, St Mary Church Memorial Board and All Saints Memorial Board as well as on his grave in St. Mary’s Churchyard.
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