11th Battalion Pingelly Boy in Thuillier Exhibition - WA Museum Perth until 30 August 9:00 till 5:00
2616 Private Edward HIGGINS, and an as yet unknown mate are just two of the young men who found their way to the Thuillier farm outside Vignacourt in the Somme battlefields of France during the 1914-1918 war, and had their photo taken (click image to zoom).
Private Edward Higgins and his brother John Murray Higgins joined the 11th Battalion on the same day, 18 June 1915. Edward was allocated to the 8th reinforcements and John to the 7th reinforcements. Their younger brother Russel also joined up in 1918.