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Daniel Aloysius Hickey

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 33), Page: 1 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 33), Page: 1 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Daniel Aloysius AWMM
  • Surname
    Hickey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • South African 1056 AWMM
    • WWI 24810 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Police Station, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr J.D. Hickey, Mill Street, Cork, Ireland AWMM
    • Mrs Isabella Hickey (wife), 422 Castle Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
    Wounded twice in South Africa AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Commissioned Lieutenant, 12 June 1901.

    Returned to New Zealand, 31 May 1902, and joined the regular army.

    Enlisted NZEF as a Major, 27 May 1916, with Otago Regiment.

    Retired from NZ Army and moved to England. He later returned to Dunedin to farm.

    Hickey died 36 days short of being 100 years of age. He was the last surviving officer of the NZ Contingents involved in the Anglo-Boer War.

    Polaschek states in New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order that Hickey enlisted on 6 May 1900. The official nominal roll for Hickey's unit states that he and his comrades embarked for South Africa on 24 March 1900 - it his highly unlikely he enlisted after embarking. One might therefore feel justified in questioning the other dates mentioned by Polaschek in regards to Hickey's war service. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    • 19 February 1971 AWMM
      Age 99 AWMM
      DunedinOtago AWMM
    • 19 February 1971 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 100 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      33: 1 AWMM
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • This record as partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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