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John Patrick HICKEY

Regimental number2367
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressBlyth, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28.2
Height5' 5"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Nora Quinlan, Blyth, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Place of enlistmentMount Gambier, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A55 Itria on 14 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Discharge date28 October 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic', 24 August 1918; discharged (medically unfit: strained back scolioris), Adelaide, 28 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HICKEY John Patrick

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