Edward Thomas HICKEY

Badge Number: MS2009

HICKEY, Edward Thomas

Service Numbers: 5118, 5118
Enlisted: 3 December 1915, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mohill, Ireland, 1890
Home Town: Renmark, Renmark Paringa, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Marine Fireman
Died: War Service related , Myrtle Bank, South Australia, 16 August 1922
Cemetery: AIF Cemetery, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
Light Oval, Row 6N, Aspect W, Grave 10. Interred on 21 August 1922
Memorials: Men from Renmark and District Roll of Honor Boards (4)
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World War 1 Service

3 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 5118, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
25 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, 5118, 10th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Shropshire embarkation_ship_number: A9 public_note: ''
25 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, 5118, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Adelaide
20 Feb 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 5118, 10th Infantry Battalion, Wound to the back. Invalided to England on 23 February 1917 aboard HS St. Denis
1 Mar 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 5118, 10th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 4th Military District as medically unfit due to Tuberculosis

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Lawrence Hickey and Julie Hickey of Mohill, Ireland

Husband of Agnes Hickey of Renmark, SA later of Hilton, SA. Father of Robert Lawrence Hickey and Annie Mildred Hickey

Commenced return to Australia on 27 August 1917 aboard HT Pakeda disembarking on 20 October 1917

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal