20/01/1916- Completed Application for Enlistment & Medical Examination Perth WA
29/01/1916- To No. 47 Depot Company WA as Private
03/03/1916- To ” A ” Company No. 7 Depot Battalion WA
13/03/1916- To 16th Reinforcements 16th Battalion Bunbury WA
31/03/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Shropshire ” bound for Egypt
24/04/1916- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt to 4th Training Battalion Serapeum Egypt
20/05/1916- Transferred to 48th Battalion Egypt
25/05/1916- Admitted 3rd Australian General Hospital Abbassia Egypt ( Influenza ) then to Ras-el-Tin Convalescent Depot Egypt
23/06/1916- To Training Base Tel-el-KebirĀ  Egypt ex Sickness
06/08/1916- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with British Expeditionary Forces bound for England to 4th Training Battalion
23/09/1916- Proceeded Overseas 4th Australian Division Base Depot France ex Southampton England
04/10/1916- Taken on Strength 16th Battalion France
13/08/1917- Granted Leave England
11/02/1918- Transferred to Duty 1st Australian General Hospital Rouen France ( Under Age ) ex AIBD Havre ex 16th Battalion
18/05/1918- Admitted No. 1 Stationary Hospital France ( Sick )
16/07/1918- Rejoined 1st Australian General Hospital Rouen France ex Sick
17/09/1918- Detached to No. 1 Surgical Team France
13/12/1918- Transferred to 2nd Australian General Hospital Wimereux France
31/03/1919- To No. 1 Command Depot Sutton Veny EnglandĀ  ex France
04/04/1919- Attached for Duty at 1st Australian General Hospital Sutton Veny England
01/07/1919- Embarked England aboard ” Karmala ” ( Nursing Staff ) for Return to Australia
10/08/1919- Disembarked Fremantle WA
30/09/1919- Discharged from Service ( Termination of Period of Enlistment ).

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

British War Medal – No. 9517

Victory Medal – No. 9451.

 

BROTHERS SERVICE DETAILS

5116- HIGGINS, Pte. Michael Walter- 48th Battalion. ( Discharged- 31/05/1920 ).

 

SECOND WORLD WAR SERVICE

Service No. W26554- 21/06/1941- 10/02/1943.