Harry Basil Wick
Served with Essex County Constabulary from May 20, 1912 and died on Dec 28, 1915.
Basil Wick was a native of Little Eversden in Cambridgeshire who served with Essex County Constabulary from 20th May 1912 to 31st May 1915.
He enlisted into the army at Colchester and served as Private PS/7602 in the 19th Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers. Pc Wick, who was unmarried, was killed in action on Tuesday 28th December 1915. He is buried in grave I. D. 16. at the Woburn Abbey Cemetery near Cuinchy in Pas de Calais, France, and is commemorated on war memorials in both Little Eversden and Duxford.
September 21, 2004 - Article updated with additional information compiled by Mr. Adrian Jones. Additional information taken mainly from the Essex County Chronicle and Essex Weekly News.