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John Reginald HICKEY

Regimental number2839
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationOperator
AddressEvandale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Stascia Hickey, Evandale, Tasmania
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

For continuous good service and devotion to duty during the period 16th/17th September, 1918, to 11th November, 1918. Sergeant HICKEY has carried out the duties allotted to him in a most excellent manner at all times displaying considerable tact and ability. His work as R.S.M. has been all that could be desired and his service with the Battalion and devotion to duty are well worthy of reward.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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