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Private Herbert Edgar Wicks

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Private Herbert Edgar Wicks

Birth
Greater London, England
Death 26 Apr 1918 (aged 19)
France
Burial Roclincourt, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Plot VI. C. 4.
Memorial ID 16035583 View Source

British Home Child - Dr. Barnardo Homes

Service No: 2161219
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry, 44th Bn.
In 1901, Herbert E Wicks, 2, living with grandmother Eliza Baker and mother Agnes Wicks in Norwich, Norfolk, England.

In 1911, Herbert E Wicks, 12, living with Austin Kimmerly and family in Richmond, Lennox and Addington, Ontario.

On the 9th October 1917, Herbert Edgar Wicks, d.o.b 21 Nov 1898 London, enlisted in the Canadian Army. He gave his residence as Napanee, Ont. His next of kin was Mrs Agnes Wicks, Mother, Hillside Road, Thorpe, London.

On 26 April 1918, Private H E Wicks, was killed in action while fighting with Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment). He is buried in Roclincourt Military Cemetery.

Commonwealth War Graves Registers states his Next of Kin as Mrs. Agnes Wicks, Hillside Road, Thorpe, St. Andrew, London, England.

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