Crick Family photographs and letters WW1

  • Maurice Crick
  • Identity tag for H (for Horace) Crick
  • 1915 Christmas Postcard
  • Sylvia Crick's father on the mowing machine pulled by two black horses from the Shotover Estate, outside Westfield Cottages. Sylvia and her two cousins from Tilbury are by the gate
  • Letter from Maurice
Archive Notes:

Letter written by Maurice Crick to his parents c1915 (NB Maurice is usually mis-spelt 'Horace' by the army). He is expecting to go to the front soon, and expresses sadness of hearing of the death of his edest sister's first baby

Photo of Maurice Crick who servedfirst in the Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry and then as Private No 8635 inther Machine Gun Corps. He fought in France and Flanders and died of his wounds on 18 December 1916.

See https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/101664/crick,-maurice/ for War Graves Commission details

Maurice's brother, Walter, who served in the 3rd battalion of the Worcestershire Regiment, was killed in action in France/Flanders on 27 May 1918

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