Cpl
William Hickey

Information about birth

Date of birth:
08/10/1894
Place of birth:
Holyrood, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador

General information

Profession:
Labourer
Religion:
Church of England

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Corporal
Service number:
111226
Enlistment date:
30/03/1915
Enlistment place:
Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Mounted Rifles, 4th Bn.  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
26/10/1917
Place of death:
Wolf Farm, Passendale, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
23

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 30, 32.

Points of interest 3

#1 Place of birth
#2 Enlistment place
#3 ‘Place of death’

My story

"Previously reported Wounded and Missing, now Killed in Action." He was killed by an enemy bullet while taking part in an attack on enemy positions at Passchendaele.

More information 2