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Matthew Edward HICKEY

Regimental number1045
Place of birthBeenleigh, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrocer's assistant
AddressRokeley Terrace, Taringa, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Hickey, Rokeley Terrace, Taringa, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the 8th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Discharge date20 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 20 May 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 4 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 20 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Mathew.
SourcesNAA: B2455, HICKEY Matthew Edward

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