CHARLES ALFRED JOHN WICKS

 

 

Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 1st January 1916; age 19; Died at Home – Appendicitis at Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 2298

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.

 

Grave Reference:IMG_6717

BA. I. 44.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich,

Suffolk.

 

Relatives Notified and Address: Son of William Charles and Emily Wicks, of 121, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS  

 

1901   7, Charles Street, Ipswich.

 

Charles was 5 years old and living with his parents.

William Charles Wicks, 29, a Jewellers Porter; born Notting Hill, London, Middlesex.

Emily Wicks (nee Goldsmith), 30; born Bredfield, Suffolk.

 

1911   121, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.

 

Charles was 14 and a Hair Dresser Assistant. He was living with his parents.

William, 39, a Jewellers Porter.

Emily, 40.

Dorothy Marie Wicks, 6, born Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to William C. Wicks – father.

                                                                                                                 

Charles is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich.

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