Born: 1896, Ipswich.

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

Residence: 121, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.

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,




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.

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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