George Viner Wicks

George Viner Wicks
2nd Lieutenant
Australian Flying Corps..

Division 35

CIMG2118 CIMG2119

The grave of George Viner Wicks is a CWGC War Grave but the headstone is not a war pattern headstone but a small  stone cross, it can easily be overlooked because it is under a holly bush.  The grave number is 13395.

 He was the son of William Henry and Alice Mary Wicks, of 3, Anderton Street., Marrickville, New South Wales.  He was born in Fremantle, Western Australia.

 George Wicks died of  injuries in an aeroplane accidentalon 13th October 1918, he was 28 years old.  The full circumstances of his death are not known by the author.