Colonel William R. Higgins (USMC)

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William Richard "Rich" Higgins

Birthplace: Danville, Boyle County, KY, United States
Death: July 31, 1989 (44)
Beirut, Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
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Son of William Francis Higgins and Mary Ethel Eagle
Husband of Private

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About Colonel William R. Higgins (USMC)

William Richard "Rich" Higgins (January 15, 1945 – July 6, 1990) was a Colonel of the United States Marine Corps who was captured in 1988 while serving on a United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission in Lebanon. He was held hostage, tortured and eventually murdered by his captors.

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Colonel William R. Higgins (USMC)'s Timeline

January 15, 1945
Danville, Boyle County, KY, United States
July 31, 1989
Age 44
Beirut, Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon