Bernard Drake Higman

1894 Dec 6. Born St Austell, Cornwall

1901 census at Oakleigh, St Austell .

1911 census. He was a student at The School House, Falmouth

1914 Jun 17. Passed the Legal portion of Solicitors Intermediate Exams.

1915 Apr 19 Enlisted. He was articled to H. W. Higman, of St. Austell.(his father)

1915 Dec 15 Private Bernard Drake Higman, from the Inns of Court Officers Training Corps, to be Second Lieutenant. 25th Batt. London Reg

1916 Jul. Promoted Lt.

RAF Record

1916 Nov, seconded Royal Flying Corps as Flying Officer. Served in France Dec. 1916 to March 1918. London Air Defences March 1918 to Armistice

1919 Apr 15. Lt B D Higman to Unemployed List

1920 Sep 14. Joined ADRIC with service no 543. Posted to F Coy

1920 Dec 22 to 1 Jan 1921 on Leave

1921 Mar 3 to 17 Mar on Leave

1921 May 28. Posted to Z Coy.

1921 Jun 24. Transferred to a permanent rank in RIC. Served at Clonakilty

1922 May 9. Pensioned from RIC

1924 Jun 16. Arrives in Canada intending to join Police. He returns to London, but I cannot get the shipping record

1929 - 1939 On London electoral rolls.

1936 Jan/Mar . Married in Bromley, Kent to Vera Ditton.

1939 Register Living with wife Vera at 2 Garden Cottage P B , Orpington U.D., Kent,. He is a Sales Agent Minerals Store & Raw Materials

1987 Jun. Died Hastings, Sussex.