This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 3/2012
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 28
- Date of Death: 31.07.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: White House Cemetery, St. Jean-Les-Ypres
- Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.A.57.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 4 Walton Street, Dundee
Bridget Reilly Higgins
Stephen, Michael, John, Peter, Eliza, Mary and Ann
Martha Higgins, 4 Walton St, Dundee
Mary, born 16.05.1912, Martha, born 06.06.1914 & Jemima, born 28.08.1917
More about James Higgins
James brothers, Stephen, Michael and John all died during the Great War, Peter is believed to have served with the Royal Navy and Eliza became a Little Sister of the Poor. Pte John Higgins, 3/2893, 2nd Battalion Black Watch, killed in action 25.09.1915, Pte Michael Higgins, 25170, 1st Battalion Highland Light Infantry, killed in action 04.12.1916 & Pte Stephen Higgins 200759, 4th Battalion Black Watch, killed in action 30.07.1916.
Additional information and images kindly supplied by Veronica Deans & Kevin Toshney
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