Digitized Service Record
Source: April 1917 casualty.
Newspaper Clipping – From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me. Source: CVWM
Group Photo – Photo:Machine gun section, 82nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Calgary, Alberta. L-R back row: W. de Mandey; F. Hills; F. Telford; H. Clowes; L. Allison; H. Hickey; W. Smitherun; F. Wells; M. Birchenough; S. Brown. (All others in the photograph are unidentified.) + Herbert Charles Hickey (marked with X in the back row), was born in 1893 and killed at Vimy Ridge in 1917. He is buried in Quatre-Vents Military Cemetery in Estree-Cauchie, Pas-de-Calais, France. He was born in Bristol and had worked for the CPR in Calgary. Glenbow Archives credit. Source: CVWM
“Died of Wounds” During an attack near Vimy he was severely wounded by the explosion of an enemy shell that landed near him. He was attended to and taken to the Canadian Corps Main Dressing Station where he died.