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Hicks, Richard Goodsill

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Sheldon, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 9/23/61, m/i 10/15/61, CPL, Co. I, 6th VT INF, wdd, Salem Heights, 5/3/63, pow, Salem Heights, 5/3/63, prld 5/16/63, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 10/31/64

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VITALS

Birth: 03/29/1844, Sheldon, VT
Death: 04/24/1917

Burial: Berkshire Cemetery, Berkshire, VT
Marker/Plot: 87
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 20274925

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Berkshire Cemetery, Berkshire, VT

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Obituary

Death of Richard G. Hicks

Richard G. Hicks, of Berkshire, aged 74 years, died at the St. Albans hospital Tuesday after an illness of about five weeks. The body was taken to the undertaking rooms of R. h. Mccorney and from there it was taken on the 7:20 o'clock train this morning to Berkshire where the funeral and burial will take place in the afternoon. Mr. Hicks is survived by a son, W. H. Hicks, of Berkshire and another son, who lives in Chicago. The deceased was born in England.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, April 26, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.