Wednesday, February 24, 2010
According to his attestation papers dated March 30, 1917 at Toronto Francis Joseph Hickey of Sixth Street, New Toronto was born on March 22, 1900 (January 3, 1899 crossed out). He listed his mother Isabella Hickey, 643 Markham Street, Toronto as his next of kin. He listed his occupation as Emery Worker and indicated that he had no previous military experience. He was 17 years old (18 years old crossed out) and stood 5 feet 6 1/2 inches tall. He had grey blue eyes, fair hair and a medium complexion. He had a mole on his left forearm, a birthmark on his stomach and two moles on his back. He was Roman Catholic.