Our People - Walter Higham
23808 Private Walter Higham
9th (Service) Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment - 74th Brigade, 25th Division
Killed in action 21 October 1916 aged 26
Walter's body was not recovered for burial. He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Ref: Pier and Face 11A.
Bamber Bridge - St.Aidan's C.E. WW1 & WW2 Board
Lostock Hall - South Ribble Civic WW1 Memorial
British War Medal, Victory Medal
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Published 13 November 2016
WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls, 1914-1920 via Ancestry.co.uk / British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 via Ancestry.co.uk / Commonwealth War Graves Commission / UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919 via Ancestry.co.uk