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Alfred John EVANS

Regimental number7577
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolErskineville Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address18 Ramsay Street, Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Evans, 18 Ramsay Street, Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service12th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Battery 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"My son was not 19 when he left home. Three years active service, was wounded at Pozieres. Never once wrote anything but a cheerfull letter home. Was my only and best of sons." Details from Mother.
FateDied of disease 15 November 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21.10
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block S, Plot III, Row V, Grave No. 12), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Esther EVANS, "Kenmore", Barracluff Avenue, Bondi, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsCousin: Floyd Hynne, killed September, 1918

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