Evans, Evan Henry

Evan Henry Evans was born in Bagillt, Flintshire during 1893.    The 1911 Census states that the family resided at 2 Neston View, Bagillt.   The head of the family was John Henry Evans aged 57 who was employed as a Hay Trusser (Hay Baler – Made up Hay Trusses).   His wife was Phoebe Evans aged 53 and their 5 (five) listed children were  – Evan Henry Evans aged 18, who was employed as a Coal Mine Labourer, Hugh Evans aged 16, who was also employed as a Coal Mine Labourer, Robert William Evans aged 14, Sarah Barbara Evans aged 10 and David Llewellyn Evans aged 10 years.

Evan enlisted in Flint and entered his first theatre of war in France on Sunday 5th December 1915. He was reported wounded and missing on Monday 10th July 1916. Later reported Killed in Action on Wednesday 12th July 1916 during the Battle of Mametz Wood, aged 23 years.

He is also remembered on the North Wales Memorial Arch, Deiniol Road, Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales.

There is a Flintshire Roll of Honour Card for Evan Henry Evans at the County Archives Office, Hawarden which was completed on 6 July 1919 by his mother Phoebe Evans.



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