- Flight Lieutenant Frederick Getty “Jack” Higgs – 265705 – Media Stories – his BEM award was widely reported across Australia – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13– Citation “Sergeant Higgs was N.C.O. in charge of operations and the maintenance of R/T fighter ‘ control in the locality of enemy attacks upon New Britain. In this capacity his duty was to remain at the post throughout the many enemy attacks on the aerodrome. Notwithstanding the exposed nature of the position he remained at the post throughout the attacks displaying great resolution and courage in the performance of duty. His consistent bravery under fire gained him the admiration of his commanding officer and fellow airmen.” (Pages 2473 – 2474 )
AWM Photo – Warburton, Vic. C. 1945. Group of patients engaged in leather work in the Hand-Craft Section at No. 1 Medical Rehabilitation Unit (1MRU), RAAF Warburton. Left to right: Flight Lieutenant F. Higgs of Woonona, NSW; Aircraftman 1 J. Fleming of Preston, Vic; Sergeant (Sgt) L. Cooper of Elsternwick, Vic; Sgt J. Booker of Perth, WA; Leading Aircraftman N. Wilmott of Tatura, Vic.
- Staff Sergeant R R Burke
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