war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Short Service.
Attestation Of
No. 9077 – Arthur G. Wicks – Corps – Honourable Artillery Company.
Arthur G. Wicks.
13, Missenden Road,
Chesham, Bucks.
Age 18.
Occupation - Bank clerk.
Enlisted 23-9-16.
Next of kin John G. Wickes, Ashen Tree Lodge, Dover – Father.
Attested. Pte. - 5-2-16.
To Army Reserve – Pte. – 5-2-16.
Infantry – posted Pte. Sept 28-16.
1st Batt. Posted Pte. – 13-2-17.
2nd Batt. Posted Pte. 14-2-17   
BEF France 13-2-17 to 2-4-17.
Died of wounds received in action 2nd April 1917 – in the field.
Father of Soldier. John Gifford Wicks – “Snaefell” 39, Priory Hill, Dover.
Mother, Kate.
Brother, Wilfred John Wickes – age 29, Lloyds Banks Ltd. Maidstone.
Effects returned – Coin, Discs 2, Photos, Pipe, Post Cards, Cheque Book, Diary, Metal Cup, Wrist Watch, Flask, Cigarette Case, Pouch, Insurance certificates, Knife, Purse, Bag.
Body exhumed now buried at Euston Road British Cemetery.


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