John Edward HICKEY

HICKEY, John Edward

Service Number: 1612
Enlisted: 6 October 1915, Enlisted at Holsworthy, NSW
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 2nd Australian Remount Unit
Born: Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia, 1885
Home Town: Bellingen, Bellingen, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Queensland, Australia, 28 April 1974, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Mount Gravatt Cemetery & Crematorium, Brisbane
ANZAC, Plot 2, Row D, Grave 283
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World War 1 Service

6 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, 1612, 2nd Remount Unit, Enlisted at Holsworthy, NSW
10 Nov 1915: Involvement Trooper, 1612, 2nd Australian Remount Unit
10 Nov 1915: Embarked Trooper, 1612, 2nd Australian Remount Unit, HMAT Orsova, Sydney
16 Jul 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Trooper, Australian Depot Battalion, Stores
9 Sep 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Trooper, 2nd Australian Remount Unit
24 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Trooper, 1612, 2nd Australian Remount Unit, Discharged at 2nd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James Henry Hickey and  Elizabeth Mary Hickey nee Williams of 'Fernmount', of Bellinger River, NSW

Brother of James Patrick Hickey who returned to Australia on 12 March 1919 having served with the Australia Naval & Military Expeditionary Force Medical Corps and Richard William Hickey who returned to Australia on 26 November 1919 having served with the 15th Battalion

In February 1917 he was accidently wounded when a revolver fired injurying his knee

Returned to Australia on 1 September 1919 aboard HT Burma

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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