Aircraftman Class I Jack Maxwell HIGGINS

Service No: 118650
Born: Footscray VIC, 7 November 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 September 1942
Unit: No. 1 Wireless Air Gunners School
Died: Ground Accident, near Ballarat VIC, 20 February 1943, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Ballarat (New) General Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Augustine Albert and Lillias Honor Higgins, of Footscray
Roll of Honour: Footscray VIC
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 20 February 1943, Aircraftman Class I Higgins, a Clerk Pay, died from his injuries and others were injured when an Army jeep conveying personnel attending a dance overturned.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/17/324

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