Evans W E

Name of Researcher / Enw’r ymchwylydd: Eifion & Viv Williams

Name of Memorial / Enw’r gofeb: Mold

Name / Enw: Evans W E

Regiment/Catrawd: 13th and/or 24th RWF

Service Rank and Number / Rheng gwasanaeth a rhif: Second Lieutenant

Military Cemetery/Memorial / Fynwent milwrol: Essex Farm Cemetery

Ref No Grave or Memorial / Rhif cyfeirnod bedd: III H 8

Country of Cemetery or Memorial / Gwlad y fynwent neu gofeb: Belgium

Date and Circumstances of Death / Dyddiad ac amgylchiadau marwolaeth:

Died 1st May 1917

His Flintshire Roll of Honour card gives the address Rhyd y Golau.

 

Dave Norton, a Flintshire resident serving in the RAF, visited Belgium on a battle sites tour in December 2010. Dave kindly tracked down the cemeteries and graves of a number of ‘our’ soldiers and photographed them. He visited Essex Farm Cemetery where W.E.Evans is buried.

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Second Lieutenant W.E.Evans R.W.F Died 1st May 1917. There are two other Flintshire soldiers in this cemetery which is close to Ypres. Edgar Messham of Northop and T.P Jones of Mold each has a page on this website.

Many thanks to Dave Norton for making this photographic record for this website

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County Herald 11th May 1917