24 September 2009

3962118 Sgt Dennis Alfred Hicks, Royal Artillery

3962118 Sergeant Dennis Alfred Hicks of the 3/2nd Maritime Regiment, Royal Artillery, died at sea on the 24th September 1915. He was the son of Lily Hicks of Newport, Monmouthshire and the UK Army Roll of Honour shows that he was born in Monmouth and living there when he enlisted.

Dennis Hocks was 20 years old when he died and he is commemorated on panel 72, column 1 of the Portsmouth Naval Memorial. The memorial commemorates 24,586 men, nearly 15,000 of whom are Second World War casualties.

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.


Ancestry.co.uk (1939-1945 Roll of Honour)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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