Died : 06 Aug 1915
Rank : Lance Corporal
Service no at death: 17197
Surname: WILCOX
Initials: S E
Date of Birth bap. 17/02/1897
Place of BirthGaunt's Common, Dorset
Place of Birth Source1911 Census
Address 1911: Woodcutts Lane, Gaunts Nr Wimborne
Schools attended
Employment / tradeBoy on Farm
Place of work
Family (parents and grandparents)Parents Edward & Martha Wilcox. 2 brothers, 4 sisters
Spouse Name
Notesa.k.a. Edward Sidney Wilcox
Regiment at call-upOxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Regiment at discharge
Rank at call-upPrivate
Service no at call-up3/17909
Date of attestation -
Date of call-up -
Area reported to
Naval vessels served
Decorations and awards
Other service details
Other rankLance Corporal
Other service no
Service factsMedal records suggest rank of L/Cpl. Awarded 1914/15 Star so in the Army very early in War.
Age at death18
Date of death 06 Aug 1915
Regiment at deathHampshire Regiment
Battalion at death2nd Bn.
Rank at deathLance Corporal
Circumstances of deathKilled in Action
Service no at death17197
Field of action at deathBalkan Theatre
Place of deathGallipoli
Location of graveHelles Memorial
Other memorialsHinton Martell War Memorial
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