HICKEY, Philip

Service Number: 6815
Enlisted: 1 June 1917, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Motor Transport Company
Born: Bansha, Ireland, 1891
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clockmaker
Died: Auburn, New South Wales, Australia, 24 July 1964, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: New South Wales Garden of Remembrance (Rookwood Necropolis)
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World War 1 Service

1 Jun 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 6815, 17th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
16 Jun 1917: Involvement Private, 6815, 17th Infantry Battalion
16 Jun 1917: Embarked Private, 6815, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney
25 Jul 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 6815, 17th Infantry Battalion, Wound to the right thigh and left shoulder
8 Feb 1919: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, 2nd Motor Transport Company, From 17th Battalion. Appointed Driver when taken on strength
6 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 6815, 2nd Motor Transport Company, Discharged at the 2nd Military District. Rank had been reduced to Private at his request

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Catherine Hickey of Ballycarron, Tipperary, Ireland

Commenced return to Australia on 15 May 1919 aboard HT Yipringa disembarking on 5 July 1919 at Melbourne for onward travel to Sydney

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

During 1925c Phillip married Violet I. Hedges in Granville, NSW

Address at the time of death was East Street, Granville, NSW