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Undated photographs of Elisha J. Hicks and his family are shown in:
Pleasant Memories - The CD-Rom of Hurst
1918 American Rose Annual
p50. Editor. English Rose-Growers and the Great War.
Last year  I had to record that seven of my men were serving their King and Country, but now more have gone forward to help in this great conflict, and those whom I have left are either too old, or unfit for the strain, so I can say, I have done my share. In spite of losing so many skilled hands, ... I have been doing my bit to keep Twyford Roses to the front, and they have come out with flying colors. — Elisha J, Hicks, Hurst, Twyford, Berks, Eng,
1926 The Rose Annual
p16. The Council regret the loss during the year of ..... and Mr. Elisha J. Hicks, both of whom were stalwarts at all of the society's exhibitions.