John HICKEY

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HICKEY, John

Service Numbers: 2385 , 2385
Enlisted: 4 June 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dookie, Victoria, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Benalla, Benalla, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 20 September 1917
Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery
Plot V11, Row A, Grave 2
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Benalla War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

4 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2385 , 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
16 Jul 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2385, 6th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
16 Jul 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2385, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
23 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 6th Infantry Battalion
10 May 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 65th Infantry Battalion, While in England
3 Jun 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 6th Infantry Battalion, From 65th Battalion
20 Sep 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 2385, 6th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Daniel Hickey and Mary Hickey nee King of Crofton Street, Benalla, Victoria

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