Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Fletcher Hicks

In memory of:

Private Charles Fletcher Hicks

August 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1018010

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 22, 1887
London, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

March 24, 1916
North Battleford, Saskatchewan

Son of Charles Ernest and Patience M. Hicks, of Mayo Farm, North Battleford, Saskatchewan. Native of Cork, Ireland.

Commemorated on Page 428 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SUN QUARRY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

B. 23.

Location:

Cherisy is a village approximately 13 kilometres south-east of Arras. The Cemetery is 1.5 kilometres south-east of the village on the north-east side of the D38 road to Hendecourt. Cherisy village was captured by the Allied 18th Division on May 3, 1917, but lost the same night; and it remained in German hands until it was retaken by the Canadian Corps on August 27, 1918. The cemetery takes it name from a flint quarry, known to the British Army as Sun Quarry, located a short distance south-east of Cherisy. The Cemetery covers an area of 462 square metres and is enclosed by brick walls.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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