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David EVANS

Regimental number31
Date of birth23 May 1895
Place of birthTrafalgar, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStudent
AddressHawkesbury College, Richmond, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinIsaac Evans, Butter Factory, Casino, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the old Volunteer Cadets (disbanded).
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A27 Southern on 23 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Discharge date3 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4779 Pte Isaac Robert EVANS, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 December 1918.
Other details

Stated age at enlistment, 20 years 3 months; actual age, 19 years 3 months.

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Total war service: 4 years 166 days (of which 4 years 49 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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Date of death7 September 1959
Age at death64
Place of burialOld Cemetery (Church of England section), Casino, New South Wales

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