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Howard P Higgins


Assigned to HQ 359FG, 8AF USAAF.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Post War: He went to work for IMC Chemical and retired after 43 years of service and during that time earned his B.S. degree from Indiana State College.


Units served with

Associated Place

  • East Wretham

    Military site : airfield
    East Wretham was not improved to Class A standard. It retained its shorter runways, although eventually pierced-steel planking was laid to make take offs and landings easier for the Thunderbolt, and then Mustang, pilots. Steel matting was also laid to...


Event Location Date
Born Terre Haute, Vigo County, IN 16 December 1923

Son of Raymond and Marie Florence [Austin] Higgins.

Enlisted Fort Benjamin Harrison, IN 16 November 1942

Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana

Based East Wretham 1944 – 1945

Assigned to HQ 359FG, 8AF USAAF.

Died 26 July 2021


Date Contributor Update
10 December 2021 22:36:05 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations