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Alphonsus Hickey - Section 1

This section contains one studio portrait photo of Alphonsus Hickey taken in Italy in 1944.

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Pte. Alphonsus Hickey

Cape Breton Highlanders


Circa April-May, 1944

On April 13, 1944, Alphonsus was wounded during the fighting in Italy and spent close to a month in a hospital. This photo was taken while he was recuperating from his wounds. Alphonsus was killed in action approximately four months after the photo was taken.

Photographer:  Unknown
Ref. Number:  0-3 (6-1.2)
Image Information:  Scan of a photographic copy of original photo
Source:  Robert MacLellan Collection (permission to copy original photo courtesy Catherine Curtis, Downsview, Ontario, 1992)

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