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Place of Birth: Langcliffe, Yorkshire
Service No: G/14907
Regiment / Corps / Service: Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 6th (Service) Battalion
Division: 12th (Eastern) Division
Date of Death: 1918-09-19
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 3.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: LANGCLIFFE, YORKSHIRE
Joseph Higginson was the son of Joseph and Catherine Higginson, née Pascall. Joseph, senior, was born at Prees and Catherine at Ercall Magna, Shropshire.
1891 Langcliffe, Yorkshire Census: Lodge, Bowerley - Joseph Higginson, aged 7 years, born Langcliffe, son of Catherine Higginson (married).
1901 Langcliffe, Yorkshire Census: Joseph Higginson, aged 18 years, born Langcliffe, son of Joseph and Catherine Higginson.
1911 Langcliffe, Yorkshire Census: The Institute - Joseph Higginson, aged 28 years, born Langcliffe, son of Joseph and Catherine Higginson.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Joseph Higginson, 47406, Northumberland Fusiliers & G/14907, East Kent Regiment.
Photograph courtesy of the Church of St John the Evangelist, Langcliffe.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Joseph HIGGINSON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 12th (Eastern) Division
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