Born in Crudgington, Wellington, Shropshire in 1888, the third son of Reuben and Sarah Ann Hickman of Prees Green, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
The 1911 census shows Herbert as a footman to a Mr Wentworth at Villa Borghese, Torquay, Devon.
Regiment : 1st Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank : Private
Service Number : 15003
Died from wounds; France 24 April 1917 Aged 29