PPA Higgins, John (Jock)

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Higgins
  • FORENAME
John (Jock)
  • UNIT
Blitz Patrol
  • RANK
Driver
  • NUMBER
T/2981417
  • AWARD
Military Medal
  • PLACE
Italy 1944 (pre PPA)
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Royal Army Service Corps
born 27.8.1916 Airdrie,Lanarkshire
husband of Grace Higgins,16 Springside,Louth,Lincolnshire (latterly 48 Ramsgate,Louth)
miner in civilian life
enlisted 21.8.1939 Stirling
Egypt 1942
166 (GB) Light Field Ambulance,10th Indian Division 1944 (MM)
PPA 9.4.1945 until disbandment
postman,Louth,Lincolnshire postwar
died April 1994
IMAGES:
 
With Popski's Private Army
From the Workhouse to Vienna: A British 20th Century Personal Story of Social and Military History
Popski's Private Army
Fighting with Popski's Private Army
POPSKI A Life of Vladimir Peniakoff
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