Herman Montgomery Hicks was born at Maryville, Tennessee, the son of James “Jim” Henry Hicks and Clemmie S. Gentry.

He served with 157th Infantry Regiment, Company C and died in Algeria.

The Knoxville Journal, 21 April 1950
Pvt. Herman M. Hicks, age 26, was killed in Algeria, Feb. 21, 1944 while serving with the Fifth Infantry Division. Survivors; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim H. Hicks, Maryville; one brother, Roy Hicks; one sister, Mrs. Helen Webb; one half-brother, Charles James; three half-sisters, Mrs. Willard Collins, Mrs Edna Parrott, Miss Wanda Sue Hicks, all of Maryville.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 28 January 1918
  • Date of death: 21 February 1944
  • County: Blount
  • Hometown: Maryville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 157th Infantry Regiment
  • Theater: Mediterranean
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Maryville, Blount County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Middle Panel
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