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2nd Lieutenant Denis Hickey MC

2nd Battalion Leinster Regiment
Service No: 7363 (Sergeant)

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Born / Resided

/ 252 Dundyvan Rd, Coatbridge

Died

Died 07/11/1918 of Dysentery

Enlisted

/08/1914

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Age

32

Buried / Remembered

St Andre Communal Cemetery, Nord, France

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The Communal Cemetery was used by German hospitals during the greater part of the War and by No.11 Casualty Clearing Station after the British occupation of Lille. There are now over 150, 1914-18 and over 20, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site.

Additional Information

Denis died of dysentery at the 11th Casualty Clearing Station at Lille. Denis was awarded the Military Cross. London Gazette states - " He led his platoon with great gallantry and ability in the attack near Ledeghem on the 14/10/1918. Keeping his men well in hand and collecting those who had got lost in the fog he dealt with considerable opposition capturing many prisoners and machine guns. Again on the 20th October during the attack on Staceghem he did excellent work ". Also remembered on the St Marys Church Roll of Honour (see photos)

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  Medal Index Card  newspaper clipping

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