from Gold Star Honor Roll: A Record of Indiana Men and Women Who Died in The Service of the United States and The Allied Nations in The World War 1914-1918 (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Commission, 1921)
Son of William Morton and Bethena Dobbs Hicks; born September 8, 1874, Putnam County, Ind. Moved to Hendricks County in 1902. Physician. Entered service August 2, 1918, Nitro, W. Va. Serving as Assistant Surgeon, Public Health, at that place when he was taken ill and died of influenza-pneumonia, October 27, 1918. Buried at Stilesville, Hendricks County, Ind. Survived by widow, Floy West Hicks, and son, Leon Franklin, Danville, Ind.