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.
BA. I. 44.
Relatives Notified and Address: Son of William Charles and Emily Wicks, of 121, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.
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.
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.
Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion