Young County Heroes

They Paid Dearly That We Might Live Freely. Remember Them.

Higginbotham, Frederick R.

maj. Frederick R. Higginbotham, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Higginbotham, Graham, husband of Jean Bloodworth, attended Texas A&M. Entered AAC, 1941, trained in San Diego, Texas, N.M., S.D. and Fla. Served in Africa and Italy. Awarded DFC, Air Medal, 3 OKC, Purple Heart, ETO, 7 Battle Stars and Pres. Citation. Wounded over Austria, 1944. Discharged in 1945.