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2nd Lieutenant Denis Hickey MC

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

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Personal details

Family Information

Husband of Ellen Hickey (nee Collins), of 34, Bannerman St., Kilbowie Rd. Clydebank, Glasgow. See photos for Denis mentioned in the 1911 England Census (Military/India) and for Scotland National Probate Index 1919 ( address of Wife given as 627 Glasgow Rd, Clydebank )

Born / Resided

Glenville, Cork / 252 Dundyvan Rd, Coatbridge


Died 07/11/1918 of Dysentery




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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). See photos for Denis` name on the Ireland Casualties of WW1, his CWGC Grave Registration x 2 and his Headstone Report x 2. Denis` grave inscription reads " CHRIST SHALL WIPE AWAY ALL TEARS AND THERE SHALL BE NO DEATH "

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