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Regimental number2645
Place of birthColac, Victoria
SchoolState School No. 117
ReligionChurch of England
AddressColac East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Evans, Colac East, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Junior and Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularOne of five brothers who joined the AIF.
FateKilled in Action 18 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row L, Grave No. 15), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ellen EVANS, Colac, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2646 Pte William Robert EVANS, 7th Bn, died of wounds, 25 September 1917; 2647 Pte George Francis EVANS, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 January 1918.

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