Son of Charles Thompson Hicks and Lilian Martha Hicks, of Great Holland Hall; born at Gt. Holland, Essex.
16.7.18: Cleaning under Battalion arrangements.
17.7.18: 6th Sherwood Foresters and 139th Trench Mortar Battery dug cable trenches in BETHUNE.
18.7.18: Night of 17/18 July 5th Sherwoods Foresters dug trench and buried cable nears ESSARS.
19.7.18: Night of 19/20 July 8th Sherwood Foresters dug trench and buried cable near ESSARS.
20.7.18: Brigade Horse Show and Sports were held in BOIS DES MONTAGNES.
21.7.18: Relieved 137th Infantry Brigade in ESSARS SECTION.
Maurice was a store man from Hove and enlisted into the Army Ordnance Corps at Woolwich in April 1915 aged 23. He was sent to France in October 1915.
He was reposted wounded and missing at Bullecourt on the 21st April 1918 during the Kaiserschlacht.
Albert Mackintosh from Colville Drive in Nottingham served with the 1/6th Battalion from July until October 1918, when he was wounded and returned to England.
William Bavin from Nottingham served with the 1/6th Battalion until he was killed in action on the 29th September 1918.
15.7.18 TRENCHES: Battalion relieved by 1/6th Battn S. STAFFORDSHIRES and moved into Divisional Reserve. Two Companies and HQrs in VERQUIN, two Companies in VAUDRICOURT PARK.
139 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters War Diary [WO95/2692]