William K. Hickey, a Boston native, served as XO on submarine chaser SC 262. Thanks to his grandson, Danniel D. Meyer, CDR, USNR (RET.), for submitting the images to The Subchaser Archives.
Photo: Colorized photo of Ens. William Hickey and crewmen on SC 262.
Photo: Bow of submarine chaser, probably SC 262. Collection of William K. Hickey, who served as XO.
Photo: Daniel D. Meyer in 1980, a newly minted ensign, with his grandfather, William K. Hickey.
Photo: William K. Hickey and his brother, shortly after the war; and Victory medal. His grandson notes that he led the neighborhood's July 4 parade for eight years, always wearing his Victory medal.
Photo: Detail from the above.