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Alfred James EVANS

Regimental number45
Place of birthWycabah, Queensland
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
SchoolKabra School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
AddressEmerald, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinBrother, Fred Evans, Telegraph Department, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Infantry Battalion, Regimental Signallers - Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number28/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"His Battalion arrived in Egypt by the transport "Wandilla" in 1915, and after some months service in the desert went on to France in 1916." Details from Brother.
FateDied of disease 26 December 1915
Place of death or woundingIswailia, Egypt
Age at death19
Place of burialIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 57), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Ada Annie EVANS
Family/military connectionsStep-Brother: H.O. Cook, who was killed in France Brother in Law: Sgt. W Dumbrell, killed in France.

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