Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
13873   Private Patrick Higgins
Dated added: 31/05/2017
Last updated: 23/03/2019
Personal Details
9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
 (Survived The War)
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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References and Links
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1 (subscription) Patrick Higgins discharged on 15th November 1916
2 (subscription) WW1 Soldiers' Medical Records - Patrick Higgins amputation
3 (subscription) WW1 Soldiers' Medical Records lists Patrick Higgins
4 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
Coagh & District in WW1