Herbert Edgar Wicks signatureHerbert Edgar Wicks died in France on this day in 1918. He was serving with the 44th Battalion, which was involved in a raid on enemy lines at Marœuil on the night of April 26th/27th in which two men were killed. This action was described in the Battalion’s war diary (page 1 and page 2).

Wicks was buried at the Roclincourt Military Cemetery.

Grave of Herbert Edgar Wicks, courtesy of findagrave.com

He is also remembered on the Deseronto war memorial.

Deseronto memorial

And on the cenotaph in Napanee.

Napanee cenotaph, west side