PVT Howard Harrison Higham Jr. was born 8 Aug 1895 in Bridesburg, Pennsylvania the first child of nine children born to Howard Harrison and Delia (Bishop) Higham. His father was a sawyer. The family relocated to Gloucester County, New Jersey before 1917 when they were living in Woodbury, New Jersey.
Howard was assigned to E Company 116th Infantry. PVT Higham was killed in action 25 Oct 1918. His body was returned to the U.S. and buried with his parents in Eglington Cemetery in Clarksboro, New Jersey.