Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
13873   Private Patrick Higgins
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Dated added: 31/05/2017
Last updated: 23/03/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
At present, there is no information on his pre-war life. Private Patrick Higgins was serving in France in late June 1916 when he was injured. He suffered a fractured wrist and had two fingers of his left hand amputated. Patrick Higgins was discharged from the army on 15th November 1916 due to his injuries.
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1 Findmypast.co.uk (subscription) Patrick Higgins discharged on 15th November 1916
2 Findmypast.co.uk (subscription) WW1 Soldiers' Medical Records - Patrick Higgins amputation
3 Findmypast.co.uk (subscription) WW1 Soldiers' Medical Records lists Patrick Higgins
4 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
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