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Richard William HICKEY

Regimental number1753
Date of birth1883
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShearer
AddressGPO, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Hickey, PO Orama, Bellinger River, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1915
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte John Edward HICKEY, No. 1612, returned to Australia 26 July 1919; Pte James Patrick HICKEY, No. 1398, returned to Australia
Other detailsWounded at Gallipoli
Date of death1960

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