The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Hickey
First Name:
Stanley Raymond
Nick Name:
Ray
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX18170
Company:
‘A’ Company, No. 6 Platoon
Enlisted:
17.12.1940
Discharged:
7.02.1946
DOB:
29.05.1921
Place of Birth:
Narrogin, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Leslie Ernest Hickey
Mothers's Name:
Iveline Muriel Hickey
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Farmhand
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi
Force:
‘ D ’ Force Thailand, Captain Harris Party
Camps Thailand:
Kanchanaburi, Non Pladuk
POW#:
1/ 8029 and 3 /8112
Return Details 1945:
Saigon‐Bangkok‐Singapore by aircraft; Singapore-Morotai-Sydney by aircraft; Sydney-Melbourne-Perth by troop train.

General Description

Soldier had previously been in 25th Light Horse.

Read about Capt. Harris Party.

Hickey was selected with Both Party in Singapore.  This was the last party to leave to work overseas and departed Singapore Harbour on 2 February 1945 and arrived Saigon 8 February.

Stan was recovered from Saigon at the end of the war.

Stanley Raymond Hickey passed away aged 81yrs, June 4 2002.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Kanchanaburi, 50k - Thailand
  • Non Pladuk, 0k - Thailand
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