Major General Sir William Bernard Hickie Born Tipperary 1865

#OnThisDay 1865 Major General Sir William Bernard Hickie was born in Terryglass, Tipperary. Hickie took charge of the 16th (Irish) Division, commanding victories at Ginchy & Guillemont but was invalided home before the 16th were destroyed in 1918.

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